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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-5863

Software Update in Apple Mac OS X 10.5.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack between the client and the server, using a modified distribution definition file with the "allow-external-scripts" option.
Publish Date : 2007-12-19 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.3
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute Code
CWE ID 310

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-5863

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Mac Os X 1
Apple Mac Os X Server 1

- References For CVE-2007-5863

http://secunia.com/advisories/28136
SECUNIA 28136
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019106
SECTRACK 1019106
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/4238
VUPEN ADV-2007-4238
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/485237/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20071217 Apple OS X Software Update Remote Command Execution
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26908
BID 26908 Apple Mac OS X Catalog and Distribution File Arbitrary Command Execution Weakness Release Date:2007-12-18
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/39111
XF macos-software-update-command-execution(39111)
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-352A.html
CERT TA07-352A
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Dec/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-12-17
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-5863

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


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