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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4217

Integer signedness error in BOM in Apple Mac OS X before 10.5.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via the headers in a crafted CPIO archive, leading to a stack-based buffer overflow.
Publish Date : 2008-12-16 Last Update Date : 2009-02-06
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-4217

# 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 10.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Mac Os X 7
Apple Mac Os X Server 7

- References For CVE-2008-4217

http://secunia.com/advisories/33179
SECUNIA 33179
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3338 CONFIRM
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/3444
VUPEN ADV-2008-3444
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32876
BID 32876 Apple Mac OS X BOM CPIO Header Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-12-17
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32839
BID 32839 RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-008 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-12-17
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1021399
SECTRACK 1021399
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-350A.html
CERT TA08-350A
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008//Dec/msg00000.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-12-15

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4217

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


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