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CVE-2006-1444 Detail

Description

CoreGraphics in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.6, when "Enable access for assistive devices" is on, allows an application to bypass restrictions for secure event input and read certain events from other applications in the same window session by using Quartz Event Services.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/12/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Evaluator Solution

Successful exploitation requires that "Enable access for assistive devices" is on. This vulnerability is addressed in the following product release: Apple, Mac OS X, 10.4.6 (2006-003)

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2006/May/msg00003.html Patch
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016079
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17951
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-132A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1779
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26409

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-1444
NVD Published Date:
05/12/2006
NVD Last Modified:
07/19/2017