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CVE-2007-5493 Detail

Current Description

The SMS handler for Windows Mobile 2005 Pocket PC Phone edition allows attackers to hide the sender field of an SMS message via a malformed WAP PUSH message that causes the PDU to be incorrectly decoded.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018832
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/482446/100/0/threaded
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26091
http://www.symantec.com/content/en/us/enterprise/research/SYMSA-2007-011.txt
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/37249

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows_mobile:2005:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5493
NVD Published Date:
10/17/2007
NVD Last Modified:
10/15/2018