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CVE-2008-4214 Detail

Description

Unspecified vulnerability in Script Editor in Mac OS X 10.4.11 and 10.5.5 allows local users to cause the scripting dictionary to be written to arbitrary locations, related to an "insecure file operation" on temporary files.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/10/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Oct/msg00001.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3216 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31681 Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31716 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021029
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2780
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45786

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4214
NVD Published Date:
10/10/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017