Apple Mac OS X LaunchServices security bypass
|macos-launchservices-security-bypass (26416)||Medium Risk|
Apple Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server could allow a remote attacker to bypass security caused by a vulnerability in LaunchServices. A remote attacker could send a malicious file with a long filename that would bypass Download Validation causing Safari to open the malicious file.
Apply Apple Security Update 2006-003, available from the Apple Web site. See References.
- Apple Security Update 2006-003: About Security Update 2006-003.
- US-CERT Technical Cyber Security Alert TA06-132A: Apple Mac Products Affected by Multiple Vulnerabilities.
- BID-17951: Apple Mac OS X Security Update 2006-003 Multiple Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2006-1447: LaunchServices in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.6 allows remote attackers to cause Safari to launch unsafe content via long file name extensions, which prevents Download Validation from determining which application will be used to open the file.
- OSVDB ID: 25591: Apple Safari LaunchServices Long Extension Safe File Open Bypass
- SA20077: Mac OS X Security Update Fixes Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SECTRACK ID: 1016081: Apple LaunchServices Lets Remote Users Bypass Download Validation in Certain Cases
- Apple Mac OS X 10.4.6
- Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.6
May 11, 2006
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