2009-1438 | Konstanty Bialkowski libmodplug load_med.cpp ReadMed numeric error (BID-30801 / XFDB-50388)
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A vulnerability was found in Konstanty Bialkowski libmodplug 0.8/0.8.4/0.8.5. It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is the function
CSoundFile::ReadMed of the file src/load_med.cpp. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-189. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The weakness was presented 04/20/2009 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at vupen.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2009-1438 since 04/27/2009. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn’t need any form of authentication. Technical details and also a public exploit are known.
A public exploit has been developed in ANSI C. It is declared as proof-of-concept. It is possible to download the exploit at securityfocus.com. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 44715 (Debian DSA-1850-1 : libmodplug – several vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks.
Upgrading to version 0.8.4 eliminates this vulnerability.
The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 30801), X-Force (50388), Secunia (SA34797), Vulnerability Center (SBV-21834) and Tenable (44715). See 48035 for similar entry.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.6
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Upgrade: libmodplug 0.8.4
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08/09/2021 +2337 days 🔍Advisory: vupen.com
Status: Not defined
SecurityFocus: 30801 – libmodplug ‘s3m’ Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
Vulnerability Center: 21834 – libmodplug < 0.8.6 CSoundFile::ReadMed Function Integer Overflow Allows Remote Code Execution, Medium
OSVDB: 53801 – libmodplug src/load_med.cpp CSoundFile::ReadMed() Function MED File Handling Overflow
Created: 03/17/2015 23:38
Updated: 08/09/2021 19:03
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