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CVE-2006-2238 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in Apple QuickTime before 7.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted BMP file that triggers the overflow in the ReadBMP function. NOTE: this issue was originally included as item 3 in CVE-2006-1983, but it has been given a separate identifier because it is a distinct issue.

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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

Evaluator Solution

This vulnerability is addressed in the following product release: Apple, QuickTime, 7.1 for Mac OS X (latest update)

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2006/May/msg00002.html Patch
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016067
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/17953
http://www.security-protocols.com/sp-x27-advisory.php Exploit Vendor Advisory
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-132B.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/1778 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/26402

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2238
NVD Published Date:
05/12/2006
NVD Last Modified:
07/19/2017