Current Description

Buffer overflow in Mail in Apple Mac OS X 10.4 up to 10.4.5, when patched with Security Update 2006-001, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a long Real Name value in an e-mail attachment sent in AppleDouble format, which triggers the overflow when the user double-clicks on an attachment.

Basic Data

PublishedMarch 14, 2006
Last ModifiedOctober 19, 2018
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
CVSS 2 - Access VectorNETWORK
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityHIGH
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactPARTIAL
CVSS 2 - Base Score5.1
Exploitability Score4.9
Impact Score6.4
Obtain All Privilegefalse
Obtain User Privilegetrue
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X10.4*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X10.4.1*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X10.4.2*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X10.4.3*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X10.4.4*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X10.4.5*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X Server10.4*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X Server10.4.1*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X Server10.4.2*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X Server10.4.3*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X Server10.4.4*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X Server10.4.5*******

Vulnerable Software List

Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4, 10.4.1, 10.4.2, 10.4.3, 10.4.4, 10.4.5
Apple Mac Os X 10.4, 10.4.1, 10.4.2, 10.4.3, 10.4.4, 10.4.5


19129 Vendor Advisory
1015762 Vendor Advisory
VU#980084 Government Resource
20060314 DMA[2006-0313a] - 'Apple OSX RFC1740 Real Name Buffer Overflow'
17081 Patch