27741 : Apple Mac OS X ImageIO GIF Processing Memory Allocation Failure Arbitrary Code Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2006-07-14

Description

Mac OS X contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to execute arbitrary code. The issue is triggered by a specially crafted GIF file, which triggers an undetected memory allocation error. It is possible that the flaw may allow arbitrary code execution resulting in a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Unknown

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Apple has released a patch (Security Update 2006-004) to address this vulnerability.

Products

Apple Inc.
Mac OS X
10.4
10.4.1
10.4.2
10.4.3
10.4.4
10.4.5
10.4.6
10.4.7

References

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.1
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2006-08-04 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_0 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_1

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