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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-6165

Original release date: 11/28/2007
Last revised: 10/06/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Mail in Apple Mac OS X Leopard (10.5.1) allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an AppleDouble attachment containing an apparently-safe file type and script in a resource fork, which does not warn the user that a separate program is going to be executed. NOTE: this is a regression error related to CVE-2006-0395.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
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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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 27785
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.heise-security.co.uk/news/99257
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-4238
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#433819
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3958
Type: Advisory
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-12-17
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28136
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-352A
External Source: BID
Name: 26510
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1019106

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Technical Details

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  • Input Validation (CWE-20)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)