CVE Details

Release Date:2009-03-14


Integer overflow in the soup_base64_encode function in soup-misc.c in libsoup 2.x.x before 2.2.x, and 2.x before 2.24, allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long string that is converted to a base64 representation.

See more information about CVE-2009-0585 from MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD

CVSS v2.0 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2.0 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 7.5 Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Network Attack Complexity: Low
Authentication: None required Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial Availability Impact: Partial

Errata information

PlatformErrataRelease Date
Oracle Enterprise Linux version 4 (evolution28-libsoup)ELSA-2009-03442009-03-16
Oracle Enterprise Linux version 4 (libsoup)ELSA-2009-03442009-03-16
Oracle Linux version 5 (libsoup)ELSA-2009-03442009-03-16

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