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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2010-1842

Buffer overflow in AppKit in Apple Mac OS X 10.6.x before 10.6.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a bidirectional text string with ellipsis truncation.
Publish Date : 2010-11-15 Last Update Date : 2011-01-12
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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) Denial Of ServiceExecute CodeOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2010-1842

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.6.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.6.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Mac Os X 5
Apple Mac Os X Server 5

- References For CVE-2010-1842

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/44803
BID 44803 Apple AppKit String Containing Bidirectional Text Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Release Date:2010-11-12
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Nov/msg00000.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2010-11-10-1
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1024723
SECTRACK 1024723
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4435 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2010-1842

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


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