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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.6 7.6
CVE Id CVE-2008-2311
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 10:08:59
Published 01 Jul 2008 02:41:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity HIGH
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-2311

Summary

Launch Services in Apple Mac OS X before 10.5, when Open Safe Files is enabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a symlink attack, probably related to a race condition and automatic execution of a downloaded file.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4.1

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4.10

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4.11

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4.2

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4.3

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4.4

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4.5

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4.6

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4.7

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4.8

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4.9

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.5

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.5.1

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.5.2

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.5.3

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.1

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.10

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.11

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.2

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.3

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.4

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.5

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.6

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.7

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.8

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.9

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.1

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.2

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.3


References

CONFIRM - http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2163

XF - macos-launchservices-code-execution(43495)

VUPEN - ADV-2008-1981

BID - 30018

SECTRACK - 1020393

SECUNIA - 30802

APPLE - APPLE-SA-2008-06-30

Related Patches

Apple 2008-06-30 Security Update 2008-004 (PPC)

Apple 2008-06-30 Security Update 2008-004 Server (PPC)

Apple 2008-06-30 Security Update 2008-004 (Intel)

Apple 2008-06-30 Security Update 2008-004 Server (Intel)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:47:49