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Overview

Vulnerability Score 9.3 9.3
CVE Id CVE-2008-4234
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 10:12:10
Published 16 Dec 2008 08:30:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-4234

Summary

Incomplete blacklist vulnerability in the Quarantine feature in CoreTypes in Apple Mac OS X 10.5 before 10.5.6 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an executable file with the content type indicating no application association for the file, which does not trigger a "potentially unsafe" warning message.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • 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 10.5.4

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.5.5

  • 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

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.4

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.5


References

CERT - TA08-350A

XF - macosx-quarantine-code-execution(47689)

VUPEN - ADV-2008-3444

SECTRACK - 1021400

BID - 32839

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

SECUNIA - 33179

APPLE - APPLE-SA-2008-12-15

Related Patches

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

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


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:26