Apple Mac OS X up to 10.6.2 Remote Code Execution

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A vulnerability, which was classified as very critical, has been found in Apple Mac OS X up to 10.6.2 (Operating System). Affected by this issue is an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a remote code execution vulnerability. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Mail in Apple Mac OS X before 10.6.3 does not disable the filter rules associated with a deleted mail account, which has unspecified impact and attack vectors.

The weakness was shared 03/30/2010 with Apple as HT4077 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2010-0508 since 02/03/2010. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 09/06/2021).

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 45372 (Mac OS X 10.6.x < 10.6.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family MacOS X Local Security Checks.

Upgrading to version 10.6.0 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (57277) and Tenable (45372). The entries 48981, 48626, 48587 and 48432 are related to this item.








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VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.4

VulDB Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Temp Score: 9.4
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Class: Remote Code Execution
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 45372
Nessus Name: Mac OS X 10.6.x < 10.6.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 102039
OpenVAS Name: get_kb_item(ssh/login/osx_name
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Mac OS X 10.6.0


02/03/2010 🔍
03/29/2010 +54 days 🔍
03/30/2010 +1 days 🔍
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08/30/2011 +518 days 🔍
03/19/2015 +1297 days 🔍
09/06/2021 +2363 days 🔍



Advisory: HT4077
Organization: Apple
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2010-0508 (🔍)
X-Force: 57277
Vulnerability Center: 32872 - Apple Mac OS X before 10.6.3 Mail Filter Rules Related to Deleted Mail Accounts Are Not Disabled, Critical
SecurityFocus: 39268 - Apple Mac OS X Mail Rule Association Data Integrity Security Vulnerability

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Created: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM
Updated: 09/06/2021 09:34 AM
Changes: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM (59), 03/30/2017 10:24 AM (11), 09/06/2021 09:34 AM (3)
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