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CVE-2009-2818 Detail

Description

Adaptive Firewall in Apple Mac OS X before 10.6.2 does not properly handle invalid usernames in SSH login attempts, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain login access via a brute-force attack (aka dictionary attack).

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/10/2009

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

Evaluator Impact

Per: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3937 "This issue only affects Mac OS X Server systems. "

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Nov/msg00000.html Vendor Advisory
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3937 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36956 Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3184

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.2.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.2.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.2.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.2.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.3.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.3.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.3.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.3.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.3.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.7:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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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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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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10.6.1


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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2818
NVD Published Date:
11/10/2009
NVD Last Modified:
11/17/2009