Vulnerability CVE-2009-0490


Published: 2009-02-09   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
Stack-based buffer overflow in the String_parse::get_nonspace_quoted function in lib-src/allegro/strparse.cpp in Audacity 1.2.6 and other versions before 1.3.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a .gro file containing a long string.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
Audacity 1.6.2 (.gro File) Local Buffer Overflow PoC
Houssamix
10.02.2009

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
9.3/10
10/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Audacity -> Audacity 

 References:
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=253493
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00002.html
http://n2.nabble.com/Audacity-%22String_parse::get_nonspace_quoted()%22-Buffer-Overflow-td2139537.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33090
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0008
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/7634

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