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CVE-2008-4221 Detail

Current Description

The strptime API in Libsystem in Apple Mac OS X before 10.5.6 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) or execute arbitrary code via a crafted date string, related to improper memory allocation.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008//Dec/msg00000.html Vendor Advisory
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3338 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32839
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32881
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021406
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-350A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3444

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-399 Resource Management Errors NIST  

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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
10.5.5
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
10.5.5


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4221
NVD Published Date:
12/16/2008
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2011