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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-4682

Original release date: 11/14/2007
Last revised: 01/03/2013
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

CoreText in Apple Mac OS X 10.4 through 10.4.10 allows attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) and possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted text content that triggers an access of an uninitialized object pointer.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-319A
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307041
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27643
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: macosx-coretext-code-execution(38465)
External Source: BID
Name: 26444
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3868
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#498105
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1018950
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-11-14
Type: Patch Information

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