2008-0445 | elog replace_inline_img denial of service (BID-27399 / XFDB-39824)

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in elog up to 1.0.4. Affected by this vulnerability is the function replace_inline_img. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-404. As an impact it is known to affect availability. The summary by CVE is:

The replace_inline_img function in elogd in Electronic Logbook (ELOG) before 2.7.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via crafted logbook entries. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.

The weakness was shared 01/24/2008 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2008-0445 since 01/24/2008. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn’t need any form of authentication. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1499 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

It is declared as proof-of-concept.

Upgrading to version 1.0.5 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 27399), X-Force (39824) and Secunia (SA28589). The entry 40698 is related to this item.


VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.6

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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-404
ATT&CK: T1499

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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OpenVAS ID: 901009
OpenVAS Name: ELOG Remote Buffer Overflow and Cross Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
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Upgrade: elog 1.0.5

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07/30/2021 +2328 days 🔍Advisory: securityfocus.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2008-0445 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 27399 – ELOG Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability and Denial of Service Vulnerability
Secunia: 28589
X-Force: 39824 – ELOG elogd logbook denial of service
Vupen: ADV-2008-0265

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Created: 03/16/2015 13:43
Updated: 07/30/2021 18:20
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