Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2009-0942

Assigned:2009-05-12
Published:2009-05-12
Updated:2017-08-16
Summary:Help Viewer in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11 and 10.5 before 10.5.7 does not verify that certain Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) are located in a registered help book, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a help: URL that triggers invocation of AppleScript files.
CVSS v3 Severity:7.3 High (CCN CVSS v3 Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): Low
Availibility (A): Low
CVSS v2 Severity:6.8 Medium (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
5.0 Medium (Temporal CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availibility (A): Partial
6.8 Medium (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
5.0 Medium (CCN Temporal CVSS v2 Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Athentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availibility (A): Partial
Vulnerability Type:CWE-20
References:Source: APPLE
Type: VENDOR_ADVISORY
APPLE-SA-2009-05-12

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

Source: BID
Type: UNKNOWN
34926

Source: SECTRACK
Type: UNKNOWN
1022216

Source: CERT
Type: UNKNOWN
TA09-133A

Source: VUPEN
Type: UNKNOWN
ADV-2009-1297

Source: XF
Type: UNKNOWN
macos-helpviewer-css-code-execution(50485)

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • 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:10.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • 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 10.5.1
    apple mac os x 10.5.3
    apple mac os x 10.5.5
    apple mac os x 10.5.6
    apple mac os x server 10.5.2
    apple mac os x server 10.5.6
    apple mac os x 10.4.11
    apple mac os x 10.5.2
    apple mac os x 10.5.4
    apple mac os x server 10.5.1
    apple mac os x server 10.5.3
    apple mac os x server 10.5.4
    apple mac os x server 10.4.11
    apple mac os x server 10.5.0
    apple mac os x 10.5.0
    apple mac os x server 10.5.5
    apple mac os x 10.5
    apple mac os x server 10.5
    apple mac os x 10.4.11
    apple mac os x 10.5.1
    apple mac os x server 10.4.11
    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