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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2004-0486

HelpViewer in Mac OS X 10.3.3 and 10.2.8 processes scripts that it did not initiate, which can allow attackers to execute arbitrary code, an issue that was originally reported as a directory traversal vulnerability in the Safari web browser using the runscript parameter in a help: URI handler.
Publish Date : 2004-07-07 Last Update Date : 2017-07-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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 High (Specialized access conditions exist. It is hard to exploit and several special conditions must be satisfied to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Execute CodeDirectory traversal
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2004-0486

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.3.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.3.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.3.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.3.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.3.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Mac Os X 4
Apple Mac Os X Server 4

- References For CVE-2004-0486
SECTRACK 1010167
OSVDB 6184
FULLDISC 20040516 Vuln. MacOSX/Safari: Remote help-call, execute scripts
APPLE APPLE-SA-2004-05-21
CERT-VN VU#578798
BID 10356 Apple Mac OS X Help Protocol Remote Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12
XF macos-runscript-code-execution(16166)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2004-0486

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