CVE-2008-4316

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Description

Multiple integer overflows in glib/gbase64.c in GLib before 2.20 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long string that is converted either (1) from or (2) to a base64 representation.

References

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-04/msg00014.html

http://lists.vmware.com/pipermail/security-announce/2010/000082.html

http://ocert.org/patches/2008-015/glib-CVE-2008-4316.diff

http://openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/03/12/2

http://secunia.com/advisories/34267

http://secunia.com/advisories/34317

http://secunia.com/advisories/34404

http://secunia.com/advisories/34416

http://secunia.com/advisories/34560

http://secunia.com/advisories/34854

http://secunia.com/advisories/34890

http://secunia.com/advisories/38794

http://secunia.com/advisories/38833

http://svn.gnome.org/viewvc/glib?view=revision&revision=7973

http://wiki.rpath.com/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0045

http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1747

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:080

http://www.ocert.org/advisories/ocert-2008-015.html

http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2009/03/16/2

http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-April/msg00744.html

http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0336.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/501712/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/501766/100/0/threaded

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34100

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021884

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-738-1

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/0528

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/49272

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11401

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A8360

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-March/msg01113.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-03-14

Updated: 2018-10-11

Type: CWE-189

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

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IDNameProductFamilySeverity
89737VMware ESX Third-Party Libraries Multiple Vulnerabilities (VMSA-2010-0004) (remote check)NessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
high
67816Oracle Linux 5 : glib2 (ELSA-2009-0336)NessusOracle Linux Local Security Checks
medium
60552Scientific Linux Security Update : glib2 on SL5.x i386/x86_64NessusScientific Linux Local Security Checks
medium
44993VMSA-2010-0004 : ESX Service Console and vMA third-party updatesNessusVMware ESX Local Security Checks
high
41397SuSE 11 Security Update : glib2 (SAT Patch Number 817)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
40222openSUSE Security Update : glib2 (glib2-815)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
39971openSUSE Security Update : glib2 (glib2-815)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
38181openSUSE 10 Security Update : glib2 (glib2-6209)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
medium
38159Fedora 10 : glib2-2.18.4-2.fc10 (2009-2657)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
36361Ubuntu 7.10 / 8.04 LTS / 8.10 : glib2.0 vulnerability (USN-738-1)NessusUbuntu Local Security Checks
medium
36255Mandriva Linux Security Advisory : glib2.0 (MDVSA-2009:080)NessusMandriva Local Security Checks
medium
36085GLSA-200904-02 : GLib: Execution of arbitrary codeNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
medium
36068Fedora 9 : glib2-2.16.6-3.fc9 (2009-2688)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
medium
36038Slackware 12.0 / 12.1 / 12.2 / current : glib2 (SSA:2009-086-02)NessusSlackware Local Security Checks
medium
36015RHEL 5 : glib2 (RHSA-2009:0336)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
medium
35979Debian DSA-1747-1 : glib2.0 - integer overflowNessusDebian Local Security Checks
medium