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CVE-2008-4368 Detail

Description

The default configuration of Java 1.5 on Apple Mac OS X 10.5.4 and 10.5.5 contains a jurisdiction policy that limits Java Cryptography Extension (JCE) key sizes to 128 bits, which makes it easier for attackers to decrypt ciphertext produced by JCE.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  10/01/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Sep/msg00007.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3179
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45650

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-4368
NVD Published Date:
10/01/2008
NVD Last Modified:
08/07/2017