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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1036

The International Components for Unicode (ICU) library in Apple Mac OS X before 10.5.3, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, and other operating systems omits some invalid character sequences during conversion of some character encodings, which might allow remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.
Publish Date : 2008-06-02 Last Update Date : 2011-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.3
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Cross Site Scripting
CWE ID 79

- Additional Vendor Supplied Data

Vendor Impact CVSS Score CVSS Vector Report Date Publish Date
Redhat moderate 2008-06-02 2008-05-28
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- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
DSA-1762 icu -- insufficient input sanitising oval:org.mitre.oval:def:8408 unix
DSA-1762-1 icu -- insufficient input sanitising oval:org.mitre.oval:def:13393 unix
ELSA-2009:0296: icu security update (Moderate) oval:org.mitre.oval:def:21796 unix
RHSA-2009:0296: icu security update (Moderate) oval:com.redhat.rhsa:def:20090296 unix
The International Components for Unicode (ICU) library in Apple Mac OS X before 10.5.3, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5, and ... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:10824 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1036

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux 5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Mac Os X 4
Apple Mac Os X Server 4
Redhat Enterprise Linux 1

- References For CVE-2008-1036

http://www.debian.org/security/2009/dsa-1762
DEBIAN DSA-1762
http://wiki.rpath.com/wiki/Advisories:rPSA-2009-0064
http://secunia.com/advisories/34290
SECUNIA 34290
http://secunia.com/advisories/30430
SECUNIA 30430
http://securitytracker.com/id?1020139
SECTRACK 1020139
http://secunia.com/advisories/34777
SECUNIA 34777
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29412
BID 29412 RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-003 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-06-04
http://www.redhat.com/support/errata/RHSA-2009-0296.html
REDHAT RHSA-2009:0296
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29488
BID 29488 International Components for Unicode Invalid ISO Character Handling Vulnerability Release Date:2009-04-28
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008//May/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-05-28
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/1697
VUPEN ADV-2008-1697
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-747-1
UBUNTU USN-747-1
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/42717
XF macosx-icu-security-bypass(42717)
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-150A.html
CERT TA08-150A

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1036

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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