Vulnerability CVE-2011-0173


Published: 2011-03-22   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
Multiple format string vulnerabilities in AppleScript in Apple Mac OS X before 10.6.7 allow context-dependent attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via format string specifiers in a (1) display dialog or (2) display alert command in a dialog in an AppleScript Studio application.

Type:

CWE-134

(Uncontrolled Format String)

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Apple -> Applescript 
Apple -> Mac os x 
Apple -> Mac os x server 

 References:
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4581
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2011/Mar/msg00006.html

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