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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      Last Modified:  03/18/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0992
Original release date:
03/18/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
4.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
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 Type Source Name
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562 External Source CONFIRM http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html Patch External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28304 External Source BID 28304
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28365 External Source BID 28365
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019673 External Source SECTRACK 1019673
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-079A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA08-079A
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-0924
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41288 External Source XF macos-pax-code-execution(41288)

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