CVE-2005-2502

MEDIUM

Description

Buffer overflow in AppKit for Mac OS X 10.3.9 and 10.4.2, as used in applications such as TextEdit, allows external user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Microsoft Word file.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2005//Aug/msg00001.html

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2005/Aug/msg00000.html

http://securitytracker.com/id?1014695

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/172948

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA05-229A.html

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2005-08-19

Updated: 2008-09-10

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.1

Vector: AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 4.9

Severity: MEDIUM