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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0363

Original release date: 02/17/2009
Last revised: 03/17/2010


Multiple buffer overflows in (a) BarnOwl before 1.0.5 and (b) owl 2.1.11 allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via vectors involving (1) a crafted zcrypt message, related to zcrypt.c; (2) a reply command on a message with a Zephyr Cc: list, related to zwrite.c; and unspecified other use of the products.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
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: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://barnowl.mit.edu/wiki/barnowl-1.0.5-announce
Type: Advisory
External Source: MLIST
Name: [debian-testing-security-announce] 20090213 Security update for Debian Testing - 2009-02-14
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/515118
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://barnowl.mit.edu/browser/ChangeLog
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/owl/+bug/329165
External Source: XF
Name: barnowl-owl-zcrypt-bo(48824)

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