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CVE-2009-2194 Detail

Description

Apple Mac OS X 10.5 before 10.5.8 does not properly share file descriptors over local sockets, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by placing file descriptors in messages sent to a socket that has no receiver, related to a "synchronization issue."

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/06/2009

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Aug/msg00001.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3757 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35954 Patch
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022672
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/52439

Technical Details

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2194
NVD Published Date:
08/06/2009
NVD Last Modified:
08/16/2017