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CVE-2011-0639 Detail

Current Description

Apple Mac OS X does not properly warn the user before enabling additional Human Interface Device (HID) functionality over USB, which allows user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary programs via crafted USB data, as demonstrated by keyboard and mouse data sent by malware on a smartphone that the user connected to the computer.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
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Base Score: N/A
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Hyperlink Resource
http://news.cnet.com/8301-27080_3-20028919-245.html
http://www.blackhat.com/html/bh-dc-11/bh-dc-11-briefings.html#Stavrou
http://www.cs.gmu.edu/~astavrou/publications.html

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-16 Configuration NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

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

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-0639
NVD Published Date:
01/24/2011
NVD Last Modified:
04/28/2011