notifyd in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11 does not verify that Mach port death notifications have originated from the kernel, which allows local users to cause a denial of service via spoofed death notifications that prevent other applications from receiving notifications.
Published 2008-03-18 23:44:00
Updated 2017-08-08 01:29:48
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of serviceInformation leak

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-0990

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-2008-0990

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.4
MEDIUM AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
3.4
6.4
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2008-0990

Products affected by CVE-2008-0990

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