76323 : Apple iOS CoreFoundation String Tokenization Website / Email Message Handling Memory Corruption
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2011-10-12

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2011-0259" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : CoreFoundation, as used in Apple iTunes before 10.5, does not properly perform string tokenization, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via unspecified vectors.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Unknown
Disclosure: Vendor Verified

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Apple has released the iOS 5 Software Update to address this vulnerability. The vendor states this update may be downloaded and installed using iTunes.

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.6
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2011-10-12 | Disagree?

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