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CVE-2006-0848 Detail

Current Description

The "Open 'safe' files after downloading" option in Safari on Apple Mac OS X allows remote user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary commands by tricking a user into downloading a __MACOSX folder that contains metadata (resource fork) that invokes the Terminal, which automatically interprets the script using bash, as demonstrated using a ZIP file that contains a script with a safe file extension.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=303382
http://securitytracker.com/id?1015652 Exploit
http://www.frsirt.com/exploits/20060222.safari_safefiles_exec.pm.php Exploit Vendor Advisory
http://www.heise.de/english/newsticker/news/69862
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/999708 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.mathematik.uni-ulm.de/numerik/staff/lehn/macosx.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16736 Exploit
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-053A.html Third Party Advisory US Government Resource
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-062A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0671 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/24808

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-0848
NVD Published Date:
02/22/2006
NVD Last Modified:
07/19/2017