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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-4389

Original release date: 09/12/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Apple QuickTime before 7.1.3 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted FlashPix (FPX) file, which triggers an exception that leads to an operation on an uninitialized object.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.1 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: High
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: 1016830
External Source: SREASON
Name: 1554
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-3577
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-256A
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT-VN
Name: VU#540348
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2006-09-12
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060913 Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apple QuickTime
External Source: XF
Name: quicktime-flashpix-code-execution(28938)
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-200803-08
External Source: BID
Name: 19976
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 28769
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=304357

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