CVE-2008-4316

NameCVE-2008-4316
DescriptionMultiple 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-1747-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: local)
Debian Bugs520046

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
glib2.0 (PTS)wheezy2.33.12+really2.32.4-5fixed
jessie2.42.1-1fixed
stretch, sid2.48.1-1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
glib2.0source(unstable)2.20.0-1medium520046
glib2.0sourceetch2.12.4-2+etch1mediumDSA-1747-1
glib2.0sourcelenny2.16.6-1+lenny1mediumDSA-1747-1

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