Intrusion Prevention

Maple.Maplet.File.Creation.Command.Execution

Description

This indicates a possible attack against a priviledge-abuse vulnerability in Maple.
The vulnerability is in the Maple Maplet File Creation and Command Execution module, which allows code in a .maplet file to be executed without user interaction. An attacker may exploit this to execute arbitrary code by enticing the victim to open a specially modified .maplet file with Maple.

Affected Products

All versions up to 13

Impact

System compromise

Recommended Actions

Upgrade to versions higher than 13.

CVE References

CVE-2006-0364