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CVE-2008-0992 Detail

Description

Array index error in pax in Apple Mac OS X 10.5.2 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via an archive with a crafted length value.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  03/18/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (03/20/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue did not affect versions of pax as shipped with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1, 3, 4, or 5.

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Hyperlink Resource
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28304
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28365
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019673
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-079A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41288

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0992
NVD Published Date:
03/18/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017