CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2009-06-24
Bugzilla: 516259: CVE-2009-2663 libvorbis: Improper codec headers processing (DoS, ACE)


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

libvorbis before r16182, as used in Mozilla Firefox 3.5.x before 3.5.2 and other products, allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted .ogg file.

Find out more about CVE-2009-2663 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 6.8
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (libvorbis) RHSA-2009:1219 August 18, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 4 (libvorbis) RHSA-2009:1219 August 18, 2009
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (libvorbis) RHSA-2009:1219 August 18, 2009

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