2009-1717 | Apple Mac OS X Terminal numeric error (BID-35182 / XFDB-50982)
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A vulnerability was found in Apple Mac OS X up to 10.4 (Operating System) and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown functionality of the component Terminal. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-189. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The weakness was shared 06/05/2009 by Rob King with TippingPoint (Website). The advisory is available at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2009-1717 since 05/20/2009. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.
The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 38744 (Mac OS X 10.5.x MacOS X Local Security Checks.
Upgrading to version 10.5 eliminates this vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 8152.
The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 35182), X-Force (50982), SecurityTracker (ID 1022322), Vulnerability Center (SBV-39981) and Tenable (38744). The entries 3978, 23858, 40710 and 42851 are related to this item.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.0
NVD Base Score: 🔍
Status: Not defined
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08/11/2021 +2339 days 🔍Vendor: https://www.apple.com/
CVE: CVE-2009-1717 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 35182 – Apple Mac OS X Terminal Window Resize Command Integer Overflow Vulnerability
SecurityTracker: 1022322 – Apple Terminal Integer Overflow in Window Resizing Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Vulnerability Center: 39981 – Apple Mac OS X 10.5 – 10.5.6 Remote Arbitrary Code Execution or Denial of Service due to an Integer Overflow in Terminal, Medium
Created: 03/17/2015 23:38
Updated: 08/11/2021 13:39
Changes: (3) source_nessus_risk exploit_price_0day vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore
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