CVE-2009-0944

MEDIUM

Description

The Microsoft Office Spotlight Importer in Spotlight in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11 and 10.5 before 10.5.7 does not properly validate Microsoft Office files, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a file that triggers memory corruption.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/May/msg00002.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/35074

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3549

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34926

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/34939

http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1022215

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-133A.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/1297

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-05-13

Updated: 2009-05-16

Type: CWE-94

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM