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CVE-2006-0396 Detail

Current Description

Buffer overflow in Mail in Apple Mac OS X 10.4 up to 10.4.5, when patched with Security Update 2006-001, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long Real Name value in an e-mail attachment sent in AppleDouble format, which triggers the overflow when the user double-clicks on an attachment.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/14/2006      View Analysis Description

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Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source CONFIRM External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2006-03-13 Patch External Source SECTRACK 1015762 Exploit; Vendor Advisory External Source MISC US Government Resource External Source CERT-VN VU#980084 Exploit; Vendor Advisory External Source BUGTRAQ 20060314 DMA[2006-0313a] - 'Apple OSX RFC1740 Real Name Buffer Overflow' Exploit; Patch External Source BID 17081 External Source VUPEN ADV-2006-0949 External Source XF macosx-mail-attachment-bo(25209)

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