OSVDB ID: 33365

Title: Apple Mac OS X Quickdraw InternalUnpackBits Function DoS

Info

Disclosure

Jan 24, 2007

Discovery

Unknown

Dates

Exploit

Unknown

Solution

Unknown

Description

A remote overflow exists in Mac OS X. The Quickdraw component fails to validate PICT image files resulting in a heap overflow. With a specially crafted file containing a malformed ARGB record, an attacker can cause arbitrary code execution resulting in a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity, Loss of Availability
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Upgrade to version 10.4.9 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. In addition, Apple has released a patch for some older versions.

Products

Apple Inc.

Mac OS X

10.3.9
10.4
10.4.1
10.4.2
10.4.3
10.4.4
10.4.5
10.4.6
10.4.7
10.4.8

References

Credit

  • Tom Ferris - tommysecurity-protocols.com - Security-Protocols
  • Mike Price - Foundstone


Direct URL: http://osvdb.org/33365