National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-0398
Original release date:03/14/2006
Unspecified vulnerability in Safari, LaunchServices, and/or CoreTypes in Apple Mac OS X 10.4 up to 10.4.5 allows attackers to trick a user into opening an application that appears to be a safe file type. NOTE: due to the lack of specific information in the vendor advisory, it is not clear how CVE-2006-0397, CVE-2006-0398, and CVE-2006-0399 are different.
Hyperlink Record 894667 specifies: Safari could automatically open a file which appears to be a safe file type, such as an image or movie, but is actually an application.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type:Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service
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External Source: SECUNIA
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: XF
External Source: VUPEN
External Source: OSVDB
External Source: SECTRACK
External Source: APPLE
External Source: CONFIRM