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CVE-2010-4013 Detail

Current Description

Format string vulnerability in PackageKit in Apple Mac OS X 10.6.x before 10.6.6 allows man-in-the-middle attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via vectors related to interaction between Software Update and distribution scripts.

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:
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/2011//Jan/msg00000.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4498 Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024938
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2011/0050

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Use of Externally-Controlled Format String (CWE-134)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.6.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.6.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.6.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.6.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-4013
NVD Published Date:
01/10/2011
NVD Last Modified:
01/20/2011