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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-4220

Integer overflow in the inet_net_pton API in Libsystem in Apple Mac OS X before 10.5.6 allows context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via unspecified vectors. NOTE: this may be related to the WLB-2008080064 advisory published by SecurityReason on 20080822; however, as of 20081216, there are insufficient details to be sure.
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) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 189

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-4220

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Apple Mac Os X Server * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 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 7
Apple Mac Os X Server 7

- References For CVE-2008-4220
SECTRACK 1021406
BID 32877 Apple Mac OS X 'inet_net_pton' API Integer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2008-12-17
CERT TA08-350A
BID 32839 RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-008 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-12-17
VUPEN ADV-2008-3444

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-4220

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