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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.
Publish Date : 2007-11-28 Last Update Date : 2011-10-06
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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 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 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2007-6165

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Mac Os X 1

- References For CVE-2007-6165
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-12-17
VUPEN ADV-2007-4238
VUPEN ADV-2007-3958
SECTRACK 1019106
CERT TA07-352A
BID 26510 Apple Mac OS X Mail Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability Release Date:2007-12-18

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2007-6165 Image Attachment Command Execution
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.
Module type : exploit Rank : manual Platforms : Unix,OSX

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