LaunchServices in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.6 allows remote attackers to cause Safari to launch unsafe content via long file name extensions, which prevents Download Validation from determining which application will be used to open the file.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
This vulnerability is addressed in the following product release:
Apple, Mac OS X, 10.4.6 (2006-003)
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