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CVE-2008-0995 Detail

Description

The Printing component in Apple Mac OS X 10.5.2 uses 40-bit RC4 when printing to an encrypted PDF file, which makes it easier for attackers to decrypt the file via brute force methods.

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

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.6 LOW
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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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/28387
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019667
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/41287

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-0995
NVD Published Date:
03/18/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017