CVE-2008-0997

MEDIUM

Description

Stack-based buffer overflow in AppKit in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11 allows user-assisted remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application termination) and execute arbitrary code via a crafted PostScript Printer Description (PPD) file that is not properly handled when querying a network printer.

References

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28304

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28364

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019648

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-079A.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/41282

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-03-18

Updated: 2017-08-08

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM