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CVE-2009-0153 Detail

Description

International Components for Unicode (ICU) 4.0, 3.6, and other 3.x versions, as used in Apple Mac OS X 10.5 before 10.5.7, iPhone OS 1.0 through 2.2.1, iPhone OS for iPod touch 1.1 through 2.2.1, Fedora 9 and 10, and possibly other operating systems, does not properly handle invalid byte sequences during Unicode conversion, which might allow remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/13/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://bugs.icu-project.org/trac/ticket/5691
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/jun/msg00002.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Jun/msg00005.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00002.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3613
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3639
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-1122.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34926
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34974
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1297
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1522
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1621
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=503071
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/50488
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A11366
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-June/msg00336.html
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2009-June/msg00478.html

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11366
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11366

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) (CWE-79)

Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0153
NVD Published Date:
05/13/2009
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017