Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2008-1517

Assigned:2008-03-25
Published:2009-05-12
Updated:2017-08-07
Summary:Array index error in the xnu (Mach) kernel in Apple Mac OS X 10.5 before 10.5.7 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (system shutdown) via unspecified vectors related to workqueues.
CVSS v3 Severity:9.3 Critical (CCN CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Changed
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availibility (A): High
CVSS v2 Severity:7.2 High (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
5.3 Medium (Temporal CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availibility (A): Complete
6.9 Medium (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
5.1 Medium (CCN Temporal CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Athentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availibility (A): Complete
Vulnerability Type:CWE-20
(ALLOWS_ADMIN_ACCESS)
References:Source: IDEFENSE
Type: UNKNOWN
20090514 Apple Mac OS X xnu Kernel workqueue_additem/workqueue_removeitem Index Validation Vulnerability

Source: APPLE
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
APPLE-SA-2009-05-12

Source: CONFIRM
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549

Source: SECTRACK
Type: UNKNOWN
1022213

Source: CERT
Type: UNKNOWN
TA09-133A

Source: VUPEN
Type: UNKNOWN
ADV-2009-1297

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
macos-kernel-workqueue-code-execution(50489)

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration CCN 1:
  • cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/a:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • * Denotes that component is vulnerable
    BACK
    apple mac os x 10.5
    apple mac os x 10.5.0
    apple mac os x 10.5.1
    apple mac os x 10.5.2
    apple mac os x 10.5.3
    apple mac os x 10.5.4
    apple mac os x 10.5.5
    apple mac os x server 10.5
    apple mac os x server 10.5.6
    apple mac os x server 10.5.1
    apple mac os x server 10.5.0
    apple mac os x server 10.5.5
    apple mac os x server 10.5.2
    apple mac os x server 10.5.4
    apple mac os x server 10.5.3
    apple mac os x 10.5.6
    apple mac os x 10.5
    apple mac os x server 10.5
    apple mac os x 10.5.1
    apple mac os x server 10.5.1
    apple mac os x 10.5.2
    apple mac os x server 10.5.2
    apple mac os x server 10.5.3
    apple mac os x 10.5.3
    apple mac os x 10.5.4
    apple mac os x server 10.5.4
    apple mac os x 10.5.5
    apple mac os x server 10.5.5
    apple mac os x 10.5.6
    apple mac os x server 10.5.6