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CVE-2008-4236 Detail

Description

Apple Type Services (ATS) in Apple Mac OS X 10.5 before 10.5.6 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (infinite loop) via a crafted embedded font in a PDF file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/16/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008//Dec/msg00000.html Vendor Advisory
http://securitytracker.com/id?1021398
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3338 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32839
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32875
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-350A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3444

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:10.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     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:10.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     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-2008-4236
NVD Published Date:
12/16/2008
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2011