CVE-2008-2310 Detail

Current 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.


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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
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008//Jun/msg00002.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020392
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2163 Patch 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30018
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1981/references
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43494

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-134 Use of Externally-Controlled Format String cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-2310
NVD Published Date:
07/01/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017
Source:
MITRE