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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.5 7.5
CVE Id CVE-2009-2191
Last Modified 19 Aug 2009 01:28:43
Published 06 Aug 2009 12:30:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2009-2191

Summary

Format string vulnerability in Login Window in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11 and 10.5 before 10.5.8 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via format string specifiers in an application name.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4.11

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.5

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.5.7

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.11

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.5

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.6

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.7

Application

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.5.6


References

CERT - TA09-218A

VUPEN - ADV-2009-2172

BID - 35954

CONFIRM - http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3757

APPLE - APPLE-SA-2009-08-05-1

XF - macosx-loginwindow-format-string(52428)

SECUNIA - 36096

OSVDB - 56840

Related Patches

Apple 2009-08-12 Security Update 2009-003 2009-004 Server (Tiger PPC)

Apple 2009-08-12 Security Update 2009-003 2009-004 (Tiger PPC)

Apple 2009-08-31 Mac OS X Server 10.5.8 v1.1 Update (See Note)

Apple 2009-08-31 Mac OS X Server 10.5.8 v1.1 Combo Update (See Note)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:50:48