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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6015

Buffer overflow in the JavaScript implementation in Safari on Apple Mac OS X 10.4 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) via a long argument to the exec method of a regular expression.
Publish Date : 2006-11-21 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Vendor Statements

Red Hat does not consider unexploitable client application crashes to be security flaws. This bug causes a stack recursion crash which is not exploitable.
Source: Redhat

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-6015

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Mac Os X 1

- References For CVE-2006-6015

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/451542/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061114 Apple Safari "match" Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21053
BID 21053 Apple Safari JavaScript Regular Expression Match Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2006-11-15
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/451823/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20061114 Re: Apple Safari "match" Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6015

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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