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CVE-2008-1576 Detail

Current Description

Mail in Apple Mac OS X before 10.5, when an IPv6 SMTP server is used, does not properly initialize memory, which might allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash), or obtain sensitive information (memory contents) in opportunistic circumstances, by sending an e-mail message.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008//May/msg00001.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020140 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29412
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29500
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-150A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1697 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/42723

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-1576
NVD Published Date:
06/02/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017