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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4218

Multiple integer overflows in the kernel in Apple Mac OS X before 10.5.6 on Intel platforms allow local users to gain privileges via a crafted call to (1) i386_set_ldt or (2) i386_get_ldt.
Publish Date : 2008-12-17 Last Update Date : 2011-03-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) OverflowGain privileges
CWE ID 189

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-4218

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X * * * * 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 Server * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Mac Os X 6
Apple Mac Os X Server 6

- References For CVE-2008-4218
SECTRACK 1021403
BID 32879 Apple Mac OS X 'i386_set_ldt' and '1386_get_ldt' Multiple Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-12-17
CERT TA08-350A
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-12-15
BID 32839 RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-008 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-12-17 CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2008-3444

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4218

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