The bundle API in CoreFoundation in Apple Mac OS X 10.3.9 and 10.4.6 loads dynamic libraries even if the client application has not directly requested it, which allows attackers to execute arbitrary code from an untrusted bundle.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
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
This vulnerability is addressed in the following product release:
Apple, Mac OS X, 10.4.6 (2006-003)
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