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CVE-2009-2829 Detail

Current Description

Event Monitor in Apple Mac OS X 10.5.8 does not properly handle crafted authentication data sent to an SSH daemon, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via vectors involving processing of XML log documents by other services, related to a "log injection" issue.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

Evaluator Impact

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

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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

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2829
NVD Published Date:
11/10/2009
NVD Last Modified:
11/17/2009