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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.8 6.8
CVE Id CVE-2008-0997
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 10:05:46
Published 18 Mar 2008 06:44:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-0997

Summary

Stack-based buffer overflow in AppKit in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application termination) and execute arbitrary code via a crafted PostScript Printer Description (PPD) file that is not properly handled when querying a network printer.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4.11

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.11


References

CERT - TA08-079A

APPLE - APPLE-SA-2008-03-18

XF - macos-appkit-ppd-bo(41282)

VUPEN - ADV-2008-0924

SECTRACK - 1019648

BID - 28364

BID - 28304

CONFIRM - http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562

Related Patches

Apple 2008-03-18 Security Update 2008-002 v1.0 Server (Tiger PPC)

Apple 2008-03-18 Security Update 2008-002 v1.0 Client (Tiger PPC)

Apple 2008-03-18 Security Update 2008-002 v1.0 Server (Tiger Universal)

Apple 2008-03-18 Security Update 2008-002 v1.0 Client (Tiger Universal)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:46:58