CVE-2009-2829

MEDIUM

Description

Event Monitor in Apple Mac OS X 10.5.8 does not properly handle crafted authentication data sent to an SSH daemon, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via vectors involving processing of XML log documents by other services, related to a "log injection" issue.

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-255

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (3 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
800795Mac OS X 10.6 < 10.6.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesLog Correlation EngineOperating System Detection
high
5227Mac OS X 10.6 < 10.6.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorGeneric
critical
42433Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2009-006)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical