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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0153

Original release date: 05/13/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

International Components for Unicode (ICU) 4.0, 3.6, and other 3.x versions, as used in Apple Mac OS X 10.5 before 10.5.7, iPhone OS 1.0 through 2.2.1, iPhone OS for iPod touch 1.1 through 2.2.1, Fedora 9 and 10, and possibly other operating systems, does not properly handle invalid byte sequences during Unicode conversion, which might allow remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized modification

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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35498
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=503071
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3613
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-6121
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35584
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2009-6273
External Source: BID
Name: 34926
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35379
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3639
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1621
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.icu-project.org/trac/ticket/5691
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-133A
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-05-12
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1522
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-06-08-1
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35436
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1297
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35074
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11366
External Source: REDHAT
Name: RHSA-2009:1122
External Source: XF
Name: macos-icu-security-bypass(50488)
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-06-17-1
External Source: BID
Name: 34974

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11366
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)