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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-0153

International Components for Unicode (ICU) 4.0, 3.6, and other 3.x versions, as used in Apple Mac OS X 10.5 before 10.5.7, iPhone OS 1.0 through 2.2.1, iPhone OS for iPod touch 1.1 through 2.2.1, Fedora 9 and 10, and possibly other operating systems, does not properly handle invalid byte sequences during Unicode conversion, which might allow remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
Publish Date : 2009-05-13 Last Update Date : 2017-09-28
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Cross Site Scripting

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N 2009-05-13 2007-04-17
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
CVE-2009-0153 unix
DSA-1889 icu -- programming error oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7489 unix
DSA-1889-1 icu -- programming error oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13272 unix
ELSA-2009:1122: icu security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:22853 unix
International Components for Unicode (ICU) 4.0, 3.6, and other 3.x versions, as used in Apple Mac OS X 10.5 before 10.5.... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:11366 unix
RHSA-2009:1122 -- icu security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:28965 unix
RHSA-2009:1122: icu security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20091122 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-0153

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5.0 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 10.5.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.0 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
13 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.6 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-2009-0153
BID 34974 International Components for Unicode Invalid Byte Sequence Handling Vulnerability Release Date:2009-10-08
CERT TA09-133A
XF macos-icu-security-bypass(50488) CONFIRM
VUPEN ADV-2009-1621
VUPEN ADV-2009-1522
VUPEN ADV-2009-1297
BID 34926 RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2009-002 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2009-05-14
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-06-17-1
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-06-08-1

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-0153

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

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