Integer signedness error in the Networking component in Apple Mac OS X 10.4 through 10.4.10 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a crafted AppleTalk message with a negative value, which satisfies a signed comparison during mbuf allocation but is later interpreted as an unsigned value, which triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.
Published 2007-11-15 01:46:00
Updated 2024-02-02 02:35:41
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: OverflowExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-4268

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2007-4268

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.2
HIGH AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.9
10.0
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST 2024-02-02

CWE ids for CVE-2007-4268

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)
  • When converting from one data type to another, such as long to integer, data can be omitted or translated in a way that produces unexpected values. If the resulting values are used in a sensitive context, then dangerous behaviors may occur.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2007-4268

Products affected by CVE-2007-4268

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