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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-1423

Original release date: 05/16/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Integer overflow in a certain quantvals and quantlist calculation in Xiph.org libvorbis 1.2.0 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted OGG file with a large virtual space for its codebook, which triggers a heap overflow.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-3898
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=440709
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020029
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1591
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200806-09
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-3910
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2008-3934
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0270
External Source: SUSE
Name: SUSE-SR:2008:012
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1510
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9851
External Source: UBUNTU
Name: USN-682-1
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2008:0271
External Source: MANDRIVA
Name: MDVSA-2008:102
External Source: BID
Name: 29206
External Source: XF
Name: libvorbis-quantvals-quantlist-bo(42403)

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:9851
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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