CVE-2009-2191

HIGH

Description

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.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Aug/msg00001.html

http://osvdb.org/56840

http://secunia.com/advisories/36096

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/35954

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-218A.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/2172

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/52428

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-08-06

Updated: 2017-08-17

Type: CWE-134

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH