Vulnerability Details : CVE-2007-6165

Mail in Apple Mac OS X Leopard (10.5.1) allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via an AppleDouble attachment containing an apparently-safe file type and script in a resource fork, which does not warn the user that a separate program is going to be executed. NOTE: this is a regression error related to CVE-2006-0395.
Vulnerability category: Input validationExecute code
Published 2007-11-29 01:46:00
Updated 2011-10-06 04:00:00
Source MITRE
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At least one public exploit which can be used to exploit this vulnerability exists!

Threat overview for CVE-2007-6165

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Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 548
IPs affected by CVE-2007-6165 31
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2007-6165

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 13.93%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 95 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

Metasploit modules for CVE-2007-6165

  • Image Attachment Command Execution
    Disclosure Date: 2006-03-01
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits a command execution vulnerability in the application shipped with Mac OS X 10.5.0. This flaw was patched in 10.4 in March of 2007, but reintroduced into the final release of 10.5. Authors: - hdm <> - kf <kf_list@digi

CVSS scores for CVE-2007-6165

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CWE ids for CVE-2007-6165

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
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References for CVE-2007-6165

Products affected by CVE-2007-6165

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