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CVE-2008-1028 Detail

Current Description

Unspecified vulnerability in AppKit in Apple Mac OS X before 10.5 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted document file, as demonstrated by opening the document with TextEdit.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/02/2008      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1028
Original release date:
06/02/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
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:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008//May/msg00001.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-05-28
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020131 External Source SECTRACK 1020131
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29412 External Source BID 29412
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29487 External Source BID 29487
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-150A.html US Government Resource External Source CERT TA08-150A
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1697 Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1697
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42705 External Source XF macosx-appkit-code-execution(42705)

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