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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1060

Original release date: 03/24/2009
Last revised: 04/08/2009


Unspecified vulnerability in Apple Safari on Mac OS X 10.5.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via unknown vectors triggered by clicking on a link, as demonstrated by Charlie Miller during a PWN2OWN competition at CanSecWest 2009.


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: SECTRACK
Name: 1021879
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9129978
External Source: XF
Name: apple-safari-unspecified-code-execution1(49463)
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 52888
External Source: MISC
Name: http://dvlabs.tippingpoint.com/blog/2009/03/18/pwn2own-2009-day-1---safari-internet-explorer-and-firefox-taken-down-by-four-zero-day-exploits
External Source: MISC
Name: http://cansecwest.com/index.html
External Source: MISC
Name: http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-10199652-83.html
External Source: BID
Name: 34179
External Source: MISC
Name: http://dvlabs.tippingpoint.com/blog/2009/02/25/pwn2own-2009

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