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CVE-2012-1584

Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-03-04
Bugzilla: 810009: CVE-2012-1584 taglib: integer overflow can crash application

Details

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Integer overflow in the mid function in toolkit/tbytevector.cpp in TagLib 1.7 and earlier allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted file header field in a media file, which triggers a large memory allocation.

Find out more about CVE-2012-1584 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

Statement

taglib is only used in client applications. We do not consider a user-assisted crash of a client application such as k3b or Totem to be a security issue.

CVSS v2 metrics

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

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: None
Availability Impact: Partial

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