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Numeric Errors

CVE-2008-0988

Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10

Summary

Off-by-one error in the Libsystem strnstr API in libc on Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11 allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via crafted arguments that trigger a buffer over-read.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL

CWE-189 - Numeric Errors

Weaknesses in this category are related to improper calculation or conversion of numbers.

References

Advisory Timeline

  • Published