Buffer overflow in the hfsplus_find_cat function in fs/hfsplus/catalog.c in the Linux kernel before 2.6.28-rc1 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption or system crash) via an hfsplus filesystem image with an invalid catalog namelength field, related to the hfsplus_cat_build_key_uni function.
Published 2008-11-05 15:00:15
Updated 2017-09-29 01:32:24
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: OverflowMemory CorruptionDenial of service

Threat overview for CVE-2008-4933

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Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 52869
IPs affected by CVE-2008-4933 199,972
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-4933

0.25%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 64 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-4933

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.8
HIGH AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C
10.0
6.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2008-4933

  • The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it reads from or writes to a memory location outside the buffer's intended boundary. This may result in read or write operations on unexpected memory locations that could be linked to other variables, data structures, or internal program data.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

Products affected by CVE-2008-4933

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