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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-1444

Original release date: 05/12/2006
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

CoreGraphics in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.6, when "Enable access for assistive devices" is on, allows an application to bypass restrictions for secure event input and read certain events from other applications in the same window session by using Quartz Event Services.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 2.1 (LOW) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Solution

Successful exploitation requires that "Enable access for assistive devices" is on. This vulnerability is addressed in the following product release: Apple, Mac OS X, 10.4.6 (2006-003)

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1016079
External Source: BID
Name: 17951
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 25588
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2006-05-11
Type: Patch Information
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2006-1779
External Source: XF
Name: macos-coregraphics-quartz-security-bypass(26409)
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA06-132A
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 20077

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.6

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