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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-2006

Original release date: 05/22/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Apple iCal 3.0.1 on Mac OS X allows remote CalDAV servers, and user-assisted remote attackers, to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via a .ics file containing (1) a large 16-bit integer on a TRIGGER line, or (2) a large integer in a COUNT field on an RRULE line.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
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 disruption of service

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External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1020094
External Source: XF
Name: ical-trigger-dos(42569)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080528 Re: CORE-2008-0126: Multiple vulnerabilities in iCal
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.coresecurity.com/?action=item&id=2219
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080521 CORE-2008-0126: Multiple vulnerabilities in iCal
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080527 Re: CORE-2008-0126: Multiple vulnerabilities in iCal
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3901
External Source: BID
Name: 28629
External Source: BID
Name: 28632
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1601

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
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* cpe:/a:apple:ical:3.0.1

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