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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2009-2191

Format string vulnerability in Login Window in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11 and 10.5 before 10.5.8 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via format string specifiers in an application name.
Publish Date : 2009-08-06 Last Update Date : 2017-08-17
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
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 Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 Code
CWE ID 134

- Products Affected By CVE-2009-2191

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Apple Mac Os X 10.5.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.11 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.7 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Mac Os X 3
Apple Mac Os X 1
Apple Mac Os X Server 4

- References For CVE-2009-2191
VUPEN ADV-2009-2172
OSVDB 56840
CERT TA09-218A
BID 35954 Apple Mac OS X 2009-003 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2010-06-21
APPLE APPLE-SA-2009-08-05-1
XF macosx-loginwindow-format-string(52428) CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2009-2191

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