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CVE-2007-6720

Impact: Low
Public: 2008-01-19
Bugzilla: 479829: CVE-2007-6720 mikmod: crash or abort when loading/playing multiple files with different number of channels

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

libmikmod 3.1.9 through 3.2.0, as used by MikMod, SDL-mixer, and possibly other products, relies on the channel count of the last loaded song, rather than the currently playing song, for certain playback calculations, which allows user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) by loading multiple songs (aka MOD files) with different numbers of channels.

Find out more about CVE-2007-6720 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

Red Hat is aware of this issue and is tracking it via the following bug:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=CVE-2007-6720

The Red Hat Security Response Team has rated this issue as having low security impact, a future update may address this flaw. More information regarding issue severity can be found here:
http://www.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 2.6
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: High
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (mikmod) RHSA-2010:0720 September 28, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (mikmod) RHSA-2010:0720 September 28, 2010
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (mikmod) RHSA-2010:0720 September 28, 2010

External References

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