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CVE-2008-1036 Detail

Current Description

The International Components for Unicode (ICU) library in Apple Mac OS X before 10.5.3, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, and other operating systems omits some invalid character sequences during conversion of some character encodings, which might allow remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008//May/msg00001.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020139
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0064
http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1762
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0296.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29412
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29488
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-747-1
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-150A.html Patch US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1697 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42717
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A10824

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux:5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1036
NVD Published Date:
06/02/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017