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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0646

Original release date: 01/31/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Format string vulnerability in iMovie HD 6.0.3, and Safari in Apple Mac OS X 10.4 through 10.4.10, allows remote user-assisted attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via format string specifiers in a filename, which is not properly handled when calling the NSRunCriticalAlertPanel Apple AppKit function.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Impact Subscore: 6.9
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: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307041
External Source: BID
Name: 22326
External Source: BID
Name: 26444
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.digitalmunition.com/MOAB-30-01-2007.html
Type: Advisory; Exploit
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305391
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-04-19
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-3868
Type: Advisory
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2007-1470
Type: Advisory
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-319A
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA07-109A
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2007-11-14

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Format String Vulnerability (CWE-134)