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CVE-2009-0012 Detail

Current Description

Heap-based buffer overflow in CoreText in Apple Mac OS X 10.5.6 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Unicode string.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/12/2009
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

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


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00000.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33759
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33809
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0422 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-0012
NVD Published Date:
02/12/2009
NVD Last Modified:
03/07/2011