Open Movie Editor project name buffer overflow

openmovieeditor-filename-bo (28854) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Open Movie Editor is vulnerable to a buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking of project names. By supplying an overly long project name in a project's XML file, a local attacker could overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.9
  Access Vector: Local
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 4.4
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • Open Movie Editor Web site: Open Movie Editor.
  • BID-19938: Open Movie Editor Local Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-4789: Buffer overflow in Open Movie Editor 0.0.20060901 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) or execute arbitrary code via a long project name in an open_movie_editor_project XML tag.
  • OSVDB ID: 57315: Open Movie Editor open_movie_editor_project XML Tag Handling Local Overflow

Platforms Affected:

  • Open Movie Editor Open Movie Editor 0.0.20060901

Reported:

Sep 09, 2006

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