Vulnerability Note VU#519473
Apple Safari fails to properly handle archive files containing symbolic links
Apple Safari fails to properly handle archive files that contain symbolic links, which may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code.
Apple Safari is a web browser that comes with the Mac OS X operating system.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
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|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Apple Computer, Inc.||Affected||12 May 2006||12 May 2006|
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Thanks to Apple Product Security for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Will Dormann.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2006-1457
- Date Public: 11 May 2006
- Date First Published: 12 May 2006
- Date Last Updated: 12 May 2006
- Severity Metric: 16.07
- Document Revision: 6
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