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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0051

Original release date: 01/04/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Format string vulnerability in Apple iPhoto 6.0.5 (316), and other versions before 6.0.6, allows remote user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted photocast with format string specifiers in the title of an RSS iPhoto feed.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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: Provides unauthorized access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: OSVDB
Name: 31165
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 3080
External Source: FULLDISC
Name: 20070104 DMA[2007-0104a] - 'iLife iPhoto Photocasing Format String Vulnerability'
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305215
External Source: MISC
Name: http://projects.info-pull.com/moab/MOAB-04-01-2007.html
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.digitalmunition.com/DMA[2007-0104a].txt
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-0057
Type: Advisory
External Source: BID
Name: 21871
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20070104 DMA[2007-0104a] - 'iLife iPhoto Photocasing Format String Vulnerability'
External Source: XF
Name: iphoto-xmltitle-format-string(31281)
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-03-13

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  • Format String Vulnerability (CWE-134)