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CVE-2009-2188 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in ImageIO in Apple Mac OS X 10.5 before 10.5.8, and Safari before 4.0.3, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via an image with crafted EXIF metadata.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Aug/msg00001.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Aug/msg00002.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3733
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3757 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35954 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022674
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-218A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2172 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/52386

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.2:2008-002:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 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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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2188
NVD Published Date:
08/06/2009
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017