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CVE-2009-2810 Detail

Current Description

Launch Services in Apple Mac OS X 10.6.x before 10.6.2 recursively clears quarantine information upon opening a quarantined folder, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a quarantined application that does not trigger a "potentially unsafe" warning message.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

Evaluator Impact

Per: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3937 "This issue does not affect systems prior to Mac OS X v10.6"

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Nov/msg00000.html Vendor Advisory
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3937 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36956 Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3184

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2009-2810
NVD Published Date:
11/10/2009
NVD Last Modified:
11/17/2009