libvorbis codec headers denial of service

libvorbis-codec-dos (52397) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

libvorbis, as used in Mozilla Firefox, is vulnerable to a denial of service, caused by various errors when processing codec file headers. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted .ogg file, a remote attacker could corrupt arbitrary memory or cause a denial of service.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 3.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of libvorbis (1.2.3 or later), available from the xiph.org Web site. See References.

References:

  • Bugzilla@Mozilla Bug 500254: Crash in vorbis_book_decodevv_add at vorbis_codebook.c:483.
  • Red Hat Bugzilla Bug 516259: CVE-2009-2663 libvorbis: Improper codec headers processing (DoS, ACE).
  • xiph.org Web site: libvorbis Source download.
  • BID-35927: Mozilla Firefox 3.5.1/3.0.12 Multiple Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities
  • BID-36018: libvorbis OGG Vorbis Processing Multiple Remote Memory Corruption Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2009-2663: 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.
  • DSA-1939: libvorbis -- several vulnerabilities
  • GLSA-200909-02: libvorbis: User-assisted execution of arbitrary code
  • OSVDB ID: 56722: libvorbis vorbis_codebook.c vorbis_book_decodevv_add Function Memory Corruption
  • OSVDB ID: 59386: Mozilla Firefox libvorbis Multiple Unspecified Code Execution Issues
  • RHSA-2009-1219: Important: libvorbis security update
  • SA36230: libvorbis OGG Processing Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SUSE-SA:2009:048: Mozilla Firefox security update
  • SUSE-SR:2010:015: SUSE Security Summary Report
  • USN-825-1: libvorbis vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Canonical Ubuntu 8.04 LTS
  • Canonical Ubuntu 8.10
  • Debian Debian Linux 4.0
  • Debian Debian Linux 5.0
  • Gentoo Linux
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.10
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.10.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.3
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.4
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.6
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.6.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.7
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.7.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.8
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.9
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.9 rc
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.9 RC
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.9.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.9.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 0.9.3
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0 Preview Release
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.3
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.4
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.6 Linux
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.6
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.7
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.0.8
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.4.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5 Beta2
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.10
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.11
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.12
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.3
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.4
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.6
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.7
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.8
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.0.9
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.3
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.4
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.6
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.7
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.5.8
  • Mozilla Firefox 1.8
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0 rc2
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0 rc3
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0 Beta1
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0 .1
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0 .10
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0 .4
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0 .5
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0 .6
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0 .7
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0 .9
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0 8
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.10
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.11
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.12
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.13
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.14
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.15
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.16
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.17
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.18
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.19
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.20
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.21
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.3
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.4
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.6
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.7
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.8
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.9
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.1
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.10
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.11
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.12
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.2
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.3
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.4
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.6
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.7
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.8
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.0.9
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.5
  • Mozilla Firefox 3.5.1
  • Novell OpenSUSE 10.3
  • Novell OpenSUSE 11.0
  • Novell SLE SDK 10
  • Novell SLE SDK 10 SP2
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise 10 SP2 DEBUGINFO
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 10 SP2
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP2
  • Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 3 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 Desktop
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4 WS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z ES
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 4.8.z AS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 5.3.z EUS
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Long Life 5.3
  • SUSE SuSE Linux 9.0
  • Xiph.Org Libvorbis 1.0.0
  • Xiph.Org Libvorbis 1.0.1
  • Xiph.Org Libvorbis 1.1.0
  • Xiph.Org Libvorbis 1.1.1
  • Xiph.Org Libvorbis 1.1.2
  • Xiph.Org Libvorbis 1.2.0
  • Xiph.Org Libvorbis 1.2.2

Reported:

Aug 03, 2009

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