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CVE-2008-1423

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2008-05-14
CWE:
CWE-190->CWE-122
Bugzilla:
440709: CVE-2008-1423 vorbis: integer oveflow caused by huge codebooks

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in a certain quantvals and quantlist calculation in Xiph.org libvorbis 1.2.0 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted OGG file with a large virtual space for its codebook, which triggers a heap overflow.

Find out more about CVE-2008-1423 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 (libvorbis) RHSA-2008:0270 2008-05-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1 (libvorbis) RHSA-2008:0271 2008-05-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (libvorbis) RHSA-2008:0270 2008-05-14
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (libvorbis) RHSA-2008:0270 2008-05-14

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