CVE-2009-1721

MEDIUM

Description

The decompression implementation in the Imf::hufUncompress function in OpenEXR 1.2.2 and 1.6.1 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors that trigger a free of an uninitialized pointer.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Aug/msg00001.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-09/msg00000.html

http://release.debian.org/proposed-updates/stable_diffs/openexr_1.6.1-3%2Blenny3.debdiff

http://secunia.com/advisories/36030

http://secunia.com/advisories/36032

http://secunia.com/advisories/36096

http://secunia.com/advisories/36123

http://secunia.com/advisories/36753

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/openexr/openexr_1.2.2-4.3+etch2.diff.gz

http://security.debian.org/pool/updates/main/o/openexr/openexr_1.6.1-3+lenny3.diff.gz

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3757

http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1842

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:190

http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2009:191

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35838

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022674

http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-831-1

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-218A.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2035

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2172

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg01286.html

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-July/msg01290.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-07-31

Updated: 2012-10-23

Type: CWE-16

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM