Public Date:
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 dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

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 4 (libvorbis) RHSA-2009:1219 2009-08-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 3 (libvorbis) RHSA-2009:1219 2009-08-18
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 (libvorbis) RHSA-2009:1219 2009-08-18