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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-0156

Original release date: 05/13/2009
Last revised: 05/16/2009
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Launch Services in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11 and 10.5 before 10.5.7 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (persistent Finder crash) via a crafted Mach-O executable that triggers an out-of-bounds memory read.

Impact

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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US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-133A
External Source: BID
Name: 34932
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: macos-launchservices-dos(50490)
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 35074
External Source: BID
Name: 34926
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022215
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-1297
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-05-12
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

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