CVE-2008-2311

HIGH

Description

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.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008//Jun/msg00002.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/30802

http://securitytracker.com/id?1020393

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30018

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1981/references

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43495

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-07-01

Updated: 2017-08-08

Type: CWE-362

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.6

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 4.9

Severity: HIGH