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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2012-1584

Original release date: 09/06/2012
Last revised: 01/29/2013


Integer overflow in the mid function in toolkit/tbytevector.cpp in TagLib 1.7 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted file header field in a media file, which triggers a large memory allocation.


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
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [pipermail] 20120305 multiple security vulnerabilities in taglib
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120321 Re: CVE-Request taglib vulnerabilities
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120305 Re: CVE-Request taglib vulnerabilities
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20120326 Re: CVE-Request taglib vulnerabilities
External Source: MLIST
Name: [pipermail] 20120304 multiple security vulnerabilities in taglib
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://github.com/taglib/taglib/commit/dcdf4fd954e3213c355746fa15b7480461972308
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201206-16
External Source: XF
Name: taglib-mid-dos(78909)
External Source: BID
Name: 52290

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