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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-1108

Original release date: 09/06/2012
Last revised: 12/18/2012


The parse function in ogg/xiphcomment.cpp in TagLib 1.7 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via a crafted vendorLength field in an ogg file.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 2.9
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: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 52284
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201206-16
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120305 Re: CVE-Request taglib vulnerabilities
External Source: MLIST
Name: [pipermail] 20120305 multiple security vulnerabilities in taglib
External Source: MLIST
Name: [pipermail] 20120304 multiple security vulnerabilities in taglib
External Source: XF
Name: taglib-parse-dos(73665)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/taglib/taglib/commit/b3646a07348ffa276ea41a9dae03ddc63ea6c532
Type: Patch Information; Exploit

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