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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-2950

Heap-based buffer overflow in the GIFLZWDecompressor::GIFLZWDecompressor function in filter.vcl/lgif/decode.cxx in (OOo) before 3.2 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a crafted GIF file, related to LZW decompression.
Publish Date : 2010-02-16 Last Update Date : 2022-02-07
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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 787

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P 2009-10-02 2010-02-12
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-2950 unix
DSA-1995 -- several vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6910 unix
DSA-1995-1 -- several oval:org.mitre.oval:def:12661 unix
ELSA-2010:0101: security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22848 unix
Heap-based buffer overflow in the GIFLZWDecompressor::GIFLZWDecompressor function in filter.vcl/lgif/decode.cxx in OpenO... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11050 unix
RHSA-2010:0101: security update (Important) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21919 unix
RHSA-2010:0101: security update (Important) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20100101 unix
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-2009-2950

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Apache Openoffice * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 8.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 9.04 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 9.10 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Debian Debian Linux 4.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Debian Debian Linux 5.0 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apache Openoffice 1
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 4
Debian Debian Linux 2

- References For CVE-2009-2950
XF openoffice-gif-bo(56238)
CERT TA10-287A
VUPEN ADV-2010-2905
GENTOO GLSA-201408-19
OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11050
BID 38218 OpenOffice Prior to 3.2 Multiple Remote Code Execution Vulnerabilities Release Date:2014-09-02
VUPEN ADV-2010-0366
REDHAT RHSA-2010:0101
VUPEN ADV-2010-0635

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2950

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