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CVE-2015-5917 Detail

Current Description

The glob implementation in tnftpd (formerly lukemftpd), as used in Apple OS X before 10.11, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and daemon outage) via a STAT command containing a crafted pattern, as demonstrated by multiple instances of the {..,..,..}/* substring.

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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Sep/msg00008.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76908
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033703
https://cxsecurity.com/issue/WLB-2013040082
https://support.apple.com/HT205267 Vendor Advisory
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MBK4QYkUm10 Exploit

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:netbsd:tnftpd:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.10.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5917
NVD Published Date:
10/09/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016