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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0994

Preview in Apple Mac OS X 10.5.2 uses 40-bit RC4 when saving a PDF file with encryption, which makes it easier for attackers to decrypt the file via brute force methods.
Publish Date : 2008-03-18 Last Update Date : 2013-01-03
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-0994

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.2 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-2008-0994

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562 CONFIRM
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/41276
XF macos-preview-weak-encryption(41276)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28304
BID 28304 RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-002 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-03-22
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28386
BID 28386 Apple Mac OS X Preview PDF Insecure Encryption Weakness Release Date:2008-03-24
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019665
SECTRACK 1019665
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-0924
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-079A.html
CERT TA08-079A
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
http://secunia.com/advisories/29420
SECUNIA 29420

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0994

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


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