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CVE-2009-1717 Detail

Description

Integer overflow in Terminal in Apple Mac OS X 10.5 before 10.5.7 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted size value in a CSI[4 xterm resize escape sequence that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  06/05/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://dvlabs.tippingpoint.com/advisory/TPTI-09-04
http://securitytracker.com/id?1022322 Patch
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/504031/100/0/threaded Patch
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35182 Patch
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/50982

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-1717
NVD Published Date:
06/05/2009
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017