CVE-2008-3637

high
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Description

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."

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Sep/msg00007.html

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Sep/msg00008.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/32018

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

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/31379

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020943

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/45396

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2008-09-26

Updated: 2017-08-08

Type: CWE-94

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 9.3

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
34291Mac OS X : Java for Mac OS X 10.4 Release 7NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
34290Mac OS X : Java for Mac OS X 10.5 Update 2NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high