CVE-2009-2194

MEDIUM

Description

Apple Mac OS X 10.5 before 10.5.8 does not properly share file descriptors over local sockets, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (system crash) by placing file descriptors in messages sent to a socket that has no receiver, related to a "synchronization issue."

References

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

http://osvdb.org/56836

http://secunia.com/advisories/36096

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

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

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022672

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

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

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/52439

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-08-06

Updated: 2017-08-17

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM