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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4219

The kernel in Apple Mac OS X before 10.5.6 allows local users to cause a denial of service (infinite loop and system halt) by running an application that is dynamically linked to libraries on an NFS server, related to occurrence of an exception in this application.
Publish Date : 2008-12-16 Last Update Date : 2009-08-20
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
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) Denial Of Service
CWE ID 399

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-4219

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 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 6
Apple Mac Os X Server 6

- References For CVE-2008-4219

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/32873
BID 32873 Apple Mac OS X NFS Mounted Executable Exception Remote Denial of Service 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?1021404
SECTRACK 1021404
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-2008-4219

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


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