Vulnerability Note VU#980084
Apple Mail buffer overflow vulnerability
Apple Mail contains a buffer overflow that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
Mac OS X includes the Mail application (Mail.app) for handling electronic mail.
By convincing a user to open a specially crafted attachment, a remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Mail.
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Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Apple Computer, Inc.||Affected||-||15 Mar 2006|
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This vulnerability was reported by Kevin Finisterre.
This document was written by Jeff Gennari.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2006-0396
- Date Public: 13 Mar 2006
- Date First Published: 17 Mar 2006
- Date Last Updated: 29 Mar 2006
- Severity Metric: 6.63
- Document Revision: 21
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