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CVE-2008-2310 Detail

Description

Format string vulnerability in c++filt in Apple Mac OS X 10.5 before 10.5.4 allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted string in (1) C++ or (2) Java source code.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  07/01/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2310
Original release date:
07/01/2008
Last revised:
08/07/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
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 unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

Vendor Statements (disclaimer)

Official Statement from Red Hat (07/04/2008)

Not vulnerable. This issue does not affect the version of c++filt as shipped with binutils in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 or 4. Although this bug is present in the version of c++filt as shipped with binutils in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, the format string protection from FORTIFY_SOURCE makes this unexploitable.

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008//Jun/msg00002.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-06-30
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020392 External Source SECTRACK 1020392
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2163 Patch External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2163
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30018 External Source BID 30018
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1981/references External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1981
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43494 External Source XF macos-c++filt-format-string(43494)

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Format String Vulnerability (CWE-134)

Vulnerable software and versions Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1
OR
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 10.5.3
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*    versions up to (including) 10.5.3

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