Rule Category

FILE-OTHER -- Snort detected traffic targeting vulnerabilities in a file type that does not require enough rule coverage to have its own category.

Alert Message

FILE-OTHER Apple Mac OS X installer package filename format string vulnerability

Rule Explanation

Format string vulnerability in Apple Installer 2.1.5 on Mac OS X 10.4.8 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a (1) PKG, (2) DISTZ, or (3) MPKG package filename. Impact: CVSS base score 7.6 CVSS impact score 10.0 CVSS exploitability score 4.9 confidentialityImpact COMPLETE integrityImpact COMPLETE availabilityImpact COMPLETE Details: Ease of Attack:

What To Look For

Known Usage

No public information

False Positives

No known false positives

Contributors

Talos research team. This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology. For more information see [nvd].

MITRE ATT&CK Framework

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CVE

CVE Additional Information

CVE-2007-0465
Format string vulnerability in Apple Installer 2.1.5 on Mac OS X 10.4.8 allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers in a (1) PKG, (2) DISTZ, or (3) MPKG package filename.
Details
SeverityHIGH Base Score7.6
Impact Score10.0 Exploit Score4.9
Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE Integrity ImpactCOMPLETE
Availability ImpactCOMPLETE Access Vector
AuthenticationNONE Ease of Access