Vulnerability CVE-2008-4220


Published: 2008-12-16   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
Integer overflow in the inet_net_pton API in Libsystem in Apple Mac OS X before 10.5.6 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via unspecified vectors. NOTE: this may be related to the WLB-2008080064 advisory published by SecurityReason on 20080822; however, as of 20081216, there are insufficient details to be sure.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Low
inet_net_pton() integer overflow
Maksymilian Arci...
22.08.2008

Type:

CWE-189

(Numeric Errors)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
10/10
10/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Apple -> Mac os x 
Apple -> Mac os x server 

 References:
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-350A.html
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/3444
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021406
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32877
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32839
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3338
http://secunia.com/advisories/33179
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008//Dec/msg00000.html

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