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CVE-2007-0463 Detail

Current Description

Format string vulnerability in Apple Software Update 2.0.5 on Mac OS X 10.4.8 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in (1) SWUTMP or (2) SUCATALOG filenames, or using the (3) application/x-apple.sucatalog+xml MIME type.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305214
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Mar/msg00002.html
http://projects.info-pull.com/moab/MOAB-24-01-2007.html Exploit Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/22222
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017755
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-072A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0337
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0930

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:apple:software_update:2.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-0463
NVD Published Date:
01/29/2007
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2011