2008-2009 | Xiph libvorbis _make_decode_tree memory corruption (Bug 444443 / BID-36875)

CVSS Meta Temp Score

CVSS is a standardized scoring system to determine possibilities of attacks. The Temp Score considers temporal factors like disclosure, exploit and countermeasures. The unique Meta Score calculates the average score of different sources to provide a normalized scoring system.

Current Exploit Price (≈)

Our analysts are monitoring exploit markets and are in contact with vulnerability brokers. The range indicates the observed or calculated exploit price to be seen on exploit markets. A good indicator to understand the monetary effort required for and the popularity of an attack.

CTI Interest Score

Our Cyber Threat Intelligence team is monitoring different web sites, mailing lists, exploit markets and social media networks. The CTI Interest Score identifies the interest of attackers and the security community for this specific vulnerability in real-time. A high score indicates an elevated risk to be targeted for this vulnerability.

4.8 $0-$5k 0.44

A vulnerability was found in Xiph libvorbis. It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects the function _make_decode_tree. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. As an impact it is known to affect availability.

The bug was discovered 05/14/2008. The weakness was released 05/16/2008 as Bug 444443 as confirmed bug report (Bugzilla). The advisory is available at bugzilla.redhat.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2008-2009 since 04/29/2008. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 2 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 42891 (Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 / 9.10 : libvorbis vulnerabilities (USN-861-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Ubuntu Local Security Checks and running in the context local. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 117310 (CentOS Security Update for libvorbis (CESA-2008:0271)).

Upgrading to version 1.0 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 2 years after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 36875), X-Force (42521), Secunia (SA30247), SecurityTracker (ID 1020029) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-18398). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 42396, 42395 and 42394.



VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.8

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.8
VulDB Vector: 🔍
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

🔍 🔍 🔍 🔍 🔍 🔍
🔍 🔍 🔍 🔍 🔍 🔍
🔍 🔍 🔍 🔍 🔍 🔍
Vector Complexity Authentication Confidentiality Integrity Availability
unlock unlock unlock unlock unlock unlock
unlock unlock unlock unlock unlock unlock
unlock unlock unlock unlock unlock unlock

VulDB Base Score: 🔍
VulDB Temp Score: 🔍
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

NVD Base Score: 🔍

Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔍
Status: Proof-of-Concept

Price Prediction: 🔍
Current Price Estimation: 🔍

0-Day unlock unlock unlock unlock
Today unlock unlock unlock unlock

Nessus ID: 42891
Nessus Name: Ubuntu 8.04 LTS / 8.10 / 9.04 / 9.10 : libvorbis vulnerabilities (USN-861-1)
Nessus File: 🔍
Nessus Risk: 🔍
Nessus Family: 🔍
Nessus Context: 🔍
Nessus Port: 🔍

OpenVAS ID: 880142
OpenVAS Name: Centreon command_name Parameter Remote Command Execution Vulnerability
OpenVAS File: 🔍
OpenVAS Family: 🔍

Qualys ID: 🔍
Qualys Name: 🔍

Threat Intelligenceinfoedit

Interest: 🔍
Active Actors: 🔍
Active APT Groups: 🔍Recommended: Upgrade
Status: 🔍

Reaction Time: 🔍
0-Day Time: 🔍
Exposure Time: 🔍

Upgrade: libvorbis 1.0

04/29/2008 🔍
05/14/2008 +15 days 🔍
05/15/2008 +1 days 🔍
05/16/2008 +1 days 🔍
05/16/2008 +0 days 🔍
05/16/2008 +0 days 🔍
05/19/2008 +3 days 🔍
10/27/2009 +525 days 🔍
11/24/2009 +28 days 🔍
11/25/2009 +1 days 🔍
03/16/2015 +1937 days 🔍
09/15/2016 +549 days 🔍
08/01/2021 +1780 days 🔍Advisory: Bug 444443
Status: Confirmed
Confirmation: 🔍

CVE: CVE-2008-2009 (🔍)

SecurityFocus: 36875
Secunia: 30247
X-Force: 42521
SecurityTracker: 1020029
Vulnerability Center: 18398 – Xiph.org libvorbis < 1.0 Remote DoS via a Crafted OGG File, Medium
OSVDB: 45413 – CVE-2008-2009 – Xiph.org – libvorbis – Denial-of-Service Issue
Vupen: ADV-2008-1510

See also: 🔍

Created: 03/16/2015 17:00
Updated: 08/01/2021 00:03
Changes: (4) source_securityfocus_date source_securityfocus_class exploit_price_0day vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore
Complete: 🔍


Check our Alexa App!

Source link