CVE-2009-2808

MEDIUM

Description

Help Viewer in Apple Mac OS X before 10.6.2 does not use an HTTPS connection to retrieve Apple Help content from a web site, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to send a crafted help:runscript link, and thereby execute arbitrary code, via a spoofed response.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Nov/msg00000.html

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3937

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36956

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3184

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-11-10

Updated: 2009-11-17

Type: CWE-310

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.4

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 5.5

Severity: MEDIUM