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.
Published 2008-03-18 22:44:00
Updated 2017-08-08 01:29:20
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Execute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-0049

0.05%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 15 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-0049

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
1.9
LOW AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
3.4
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2008-0049

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Products affected by CVE-2008-0049

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