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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0049

AppKit in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11 inadvertently makes an NSApplication mach port available for inter-process communication instead of inter-thread communication, which allows local users to execute arbitrary code via crafted messages to privileged applications.
Publish Date : 2008-03-18 Last Update Date : 2008-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
1.9
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-0049

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Mac Os X 1
Apple Mac Os X Server 1

- References For CVE-2008-0049

http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-0924
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28340
BID 28340 Apple Mac OS X AppKit Bootstrap Namespace Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2008-03-20
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28304
BID 28304 RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-002 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-03-22
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562 CONFIRM
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019647
SECTRACK 1019647
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/41314
XF macos-appkit-code-execution(41314)
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-079A.html
CERT TA08-079A
http://secunia.com/advisories/29420
SECUNIA 29420

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0049

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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