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CVE-2007-5850 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in Desktop Services in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11 allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a directory with a crafted .DS_Store file.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 9.2
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019106
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26910
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/4238
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/39098

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer (CWE-119)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.11
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5850
NVD Published Date:
12/19/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017