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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-1791

Heap-based buffer overflow in aiff_read_header in libsndfile 1.0.15 through 1.0.19, as used in Winamp 5.552 and possibly other media programs, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via an AIFF file with an invalid header value.
Publish Date : 2009-05-26 Last Update Date : 2017-08-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-1791 unix
DSA-1814 libsndfile -- heap-based buffer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7997 unix
DSA-1814-1 libsndfile -- heap-based buffer overflow oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13539 unix
Heap-based buffer overflow in aiff_read_header in libsndfile 1.0.15 through 1.0.19 in Winamp 5.552 oval:org.mitre.oval:def:26281 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-1791

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Mega-nerd Libsndfile 1.0.15 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mega-nerd Libsndfile 1.0.16 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mega-nerd Libsndfile 1.0.17 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mega-nerd Libsndfile 1.0.18 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mega-nerd Libsndfile 1.0.19 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Nullsoft Winamp 5.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Nullsoft Winamp 5.51 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Nullsoft Winamp 5.52 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Nullsoft Winamp 5.54 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Nullsoft Winamp 5.55 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Nullsoft Winamp 5.541 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Nullsoft Winamp 5.552 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Mega-nerd Libsndfile 5
Nullsoft Winamp 7

- References For CVE-2009-1791
GENTOO GLSA-200905-09
VUPEN ADV-2009-1324
BID 34978 libsndfile VOC and AIFF Processing Buffer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-12-07 CONFIRM
XF libsndfile-aiff-voc-bo(50541)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-1791

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