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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-1471

Format string vulnerability in the CF_syslog function launchd in Apple Mac OS X 10.4 up to 10.4.6 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers that are not properly handled in a syslog call in the logging facility, as demonstrated by using a crafted plist file.
Publish Date : 2006-06-27 Last Update Date : 2018-10-18
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
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) Execute Code
CWE ID 134

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-1471

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.1 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.2 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.3 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.4 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.5 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.6 * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Mac Os X 7
Apple Mac Os X Server 7

- References For CVE-2006-1471
OSVDB 26933
XF macosx-launchd-format-string(27479)
VUPEN ADV-2006-2566
BID 18724 Apple Mac OS X LaunchD Local Format String Vulnerability Release Date:2006-07-04
BID 18686 Retired: Apple Mac OS X Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2006-06-30
APPLE APPLE-SA-2006-06-27
SECTRACK 1016397
BUGTRAQ 20060629 DMA[2006-0628a] - 'Apple OSX launchd unformatted syslog() vulnerability'

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-1471

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