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Overview

Vulnerability Score 9.3 9.3
CVE Id CVE-2008-3637
Last Modified 29 Oct 2012 11:15:16
Published 26 Sep 2008 12:21:43
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-3637

Summary

The Hash-based Message Authentication Code (HMAC) provider in Java on Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11, 10.5.4, and 10.5.5 uses an uninitialized variable, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted applet, related to an "error checking issue."

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4.11

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.5.4

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.5.5

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.11

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.4

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.5


References

BID - 31379

CONFIRM - http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3179

CONFIRM - http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3178

SECUNIA - 32018

APPLE - APPLE-SA-2008-09-24

XF - java-macos-hmac-code-execution(45396)

SECTRACK - 1020943

Related Patches

Apple 2008-09-24 Java for Mac OS X 10.4 Release 7


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 11:01:18