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Re: MacOS X 10.5/10.6 libc/strtod(3) buffer overflow
From: Joshua Levitsky <jlevitsk () joshie com>
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2010 10:34:48 -0500

On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 7:20 PM, Maksymilian Arciemowicz <
cxib () securityreason com> wrote:

[ MacOS X 10.5/10.6 libc/strtod(3) buffer overflow ]

Author: Maksymilian Arciemowicz and sp3x

CVE: CVE-2009-0689
CWE: CWE-119
Risk: High
Remote: Yes

I tested doing "printf %1.262159f 1.1" in a shell login on 10.4.11 and it
took out my session. I imagine this means 10.4.11 is vulnerable as well no?
Tiger is still very popular in enterprise environments that are slow to

Joshua Levitsky, MCSE, CISSP
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