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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2008-1391
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 10:07:01
Published 27 Mar 2008 01:44:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-1391

Summary

Multiple integer overflows in libc in NetBSD 4.x, FreeBSD 6.x and 7.x, and probably other BSD and Apple Mac OS platforms allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code via large values of certain integer fields in the format argument to (1) the strfmon function in lib/libc/stdlib/strfmon.c, related to the GET_NUMBER macro; and (2) the printf function, related to left_prec and right_prec.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Freebsd 6.0

  • Freebsd 6.0 P5 Release

  • Freebsd 7.0

  • Freebsd 7.0 Beta4

  • Freebsd 7.0 Releng

  • Netbsd 4.0


References

CERT - TA08-350A

VUPEN - ADV-2008-3444

DEBIAN - DSA-2058

CONFIRM - http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3338

SREASON - 3770

SREASONRES - 20080325 *BSD libc (strfmon) Multiple vulnerabilities

SECUNIA - 33179

APPLE - APPLE-SA-2008-12-15

XF - bsd-strfmon-overflow(41504)

SECTRACK - 1019722

BID - 28479

BUGTRAQ - 20080327 [securityreason] *BSD libc (strfmon) Multiple vulnerabilities

SECUNIA - 29574

Related Patches

Apple 2008-12-15 Security Update 2008-008 (Client PPC)

Apple 2008-12-15 Security Update 2008-008 Server (PPC)

Apple 2008-12-15 Security Update 2008-008 Server (Intel)

Apple 2008-12-15 Mac OS X Server 10.5.6 Combo Update

Apple 2008-12-15 Mac OS X 10.5.6 Combo Update

Apple 2008-12-15 Mac OS X 10.5.6 Update

Apple 2008-12-15 Security Update 2008-008 (Client Intel)

Apple 2008-12-15 Mac OS X Server 10.5.6 Update

Novell SUSE 2010:7201 glibc security update for SLE 10 SP3 i586

Novell SUSE 2010:7201 glibc security update for SLE 10 SP3 x86_64


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:47:08