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CVE-2007-5848 Detail

Description

Buffer overflow in CUPS in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11 allows local admin users to execute arbitrary code via a crafted URI to the CUPS service.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/19/2007

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5848
Original release date:
12/19/2007
Last revised:
07/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (01/02/2008)

Not vulnerable. After a detailed analysis of this flaw, it has been determined that it is not exploitable on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3, 4, or 5. For more information please see: https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=415141

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179 External Source CONFIRM http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-12-17
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2008-01/msg00003.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SA:2008:002
http://www.mandriva.com/security/advisories?name=MDVSA-2008:050 External Source MANDRIVA MDVSA-2008:050
http://www.novell.com/linux/security/advisories/suse_security_summary_report.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SR:2008:002
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/485829/100/0/threaded External Source BUGTRAQ 20080105 rPSA-2008-0008-1 cups
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26910 External Source BID 26910
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA07-352A
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4238 External Source VUPEN ADV-2007-4238
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39096 External Source XF macos-cups-bo(39096)
https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2009 External Source CONFIRM https://issues.rpath.com/browse/RPL-2009

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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