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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1720

Original release date: 07/31/2009
Last revised: 10/22/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Multiple integer overflows in OpenEXR 1.2.2 and 1.6.1 allow context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via unspecified vectors that trigger heap-based buffer overflows, related to (1) the Imf::PreviewImage::PreviewImage function and (2) compressor constructors. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3757
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-8136
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-8132
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36030
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36123
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://release.debian.org/proposed-updates/stable_diffs/openexr_1.6.1-3%2Blenny3.debdiff
Type: Patch Information
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:190
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022674
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36753
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2172
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2009:191
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/openexr/openexr_1.6.1-3+lenny3.diff.gz
Type: Patch Information
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-08-05-1
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-831-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36032
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36096
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2035
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-218A
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1842
Type: Patch Information
External Source: BID
Name: 35838
Type: Patch Information
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/openexr/openexr_1.2.2-4.3+etch2.diff.gz
Type: Patch Information

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:openexr:openexr:1.2.2
* cpe:/a:openexr:openexr:1.6.1

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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