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CVE-2008-1028 Detail

Current Description

Unspecified vulnerability in AppKit in Apple Mac OS X before 10.5 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted document file, as demonstrated by opening the document with TextEdit.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  06/02/2008      View Analysis Description

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Provides administrator access, Allows complete confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-05-28 External Source SECTRACK 1020131 External Source BID 29412 External Source BID 29487 US Government Resource External Source CERT TA08-150A Vendor Advisory External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-1697 External Source XF macosx-appkit-code-execution(42705)

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