CFNetwork < 129.20 DoS

low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4109
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The remote host is vulnerable to a Denial of Service (DoS) attack.


The remote host is running CFNetwork prior to 129.20. CFNetwork is an API for Mac OS X users that allows an abstraction of common network protocols. This version of CFNetwork is prone to a Denial of Service (DoS) flaw. An attacker exploiting this flaw would be able to crash the application utilizing CFNetwork.


Upgrade to version 129.20 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 4109

Family: Web Clients

Published: 6/22/2007

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 2.9

Temporal Score: 2.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:A/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: Low

Base Score: 3.1

Temporal Score: 2.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:A/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:cfnetwork:cfnetwork:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-0464

BID: 22249