Bug 445812 - (CVE-2008-2109) CVE-2008-2109 libid3tag: infinite loop in ID3_FIELD_TYPE_STRINGLIST parsing
CVE-2008-2109 libid3tag: infinite loop in ID3_FIELD_TYPE_STRINGLIST parsing
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
http://nvd.nist.gov/nvd.cfm?cvename=C...
source=gentoo,impact=low,reported=200...
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Depends On: 445813 445814 445815
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Reported: 2008-05-09 05:31 EDT by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2016-03-04 05:40 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-10-01 14:29:03 EDT
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Description Tomas Hoger 2008-05-09 05:31:08 EDT
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2008-2109 to the following vulnerability:

field.c in the libid3tag 0.15.0b library allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via an ID3_FIELD_TYPE_STRINGLIST field that ends in '\0', which triggers an infinite loop.

Refences:
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=210564
http://www.mars.org/mailman/public/mad-dev/2008-January/001366.html
Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2008-05-09 05:33:14 EDT
Reproducer can be found in Gentoo bug, patch in report sent to mad-dev list.

Package is in Fedora and EPEL5.
Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2008-05-09 13:49:39 EDT
libid3tag-0.15.1b-6.fc9 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 9
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2008-05-09 13:54:25 EDT
libid3tag-0.15.1b-5.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2008-05-09 13:55:37 EDT
libid3tag-0.15.1b-5.fc7 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 7
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2008-05-13 11:24:21 EDT
libid3tag-0.15.1b-6.fc9 has been pushed to the Fedora 9 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2008-05-14 17:32:19 EDT
libid3tag-0.15.1b-5.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2008-05-14 18:13:19 EDT
libid3tag-0.15.1b-5.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 9 Red Hat Product Security 2008-10-01 14:29:03 EDT
This issue was addressed in:

Fedora:
  https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F8/FEDORA-2008-3976
  https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/F9/FEDORA-2008-3757

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