2008-4863 | Blender PySys_SetArgv memory corruption (BID-31931 / 34746)

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8.9 $0-$5k 0.73

A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Blender 2.46. This vulnerability affects the function PySys_SetArgv. 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 confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 10/27/2008. The weakness was shared 10/31/2008 (oss-sec). The advisory is available at openwall.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2008-4863 since 10/31/2008. Local access is required to approach this attack. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 4 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 34746 (Fedora 8 : blender-2.48a-4.fc8 (2008-9411)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Fedora Local Security Checks and running in the context local.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published 2 weeks after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 31931), Vulnerability Center (SBV-20015) and Tenable (34746).


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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.9

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

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Nessus ID: 34746
Nessus Name: Fedora 8 : blender-2.48a-4.fc8 (2008-9411)
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OpenVAS ID: 860103
OpenVAS Name: Family Connections argv[1] Parameter Remote Arbitrary Command Execution Vulnerability
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Upgrade: openwall.com

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08/02/2021 +1357 days 🔍Advisory: openwall.com
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CVE: CVE-2008-4863 (🔍)

SecurityFocus: 31931
Vulnerability Center: 20015 – Blender 2.46 BPY_Interface Vulnerability Allows Local Code Execution via a Trojan Horse Python File, Medium
OSVDB: 50296 – Blender – ‘BPY_interface.c’ Remote Command Execution Issue

Created: 03/17/2015 16:11
Updated: 08/02/2021 17:38
Changes: (4) source_securityfocus_date source_securityfocus_class exploit_price_0day vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore
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