Apple Mac OS X Mail MacMIME buffer overflow

macos-mail-macmime-bo (26417) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


Apple Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server are vulnerable to an integer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking of MacMIME encapsulated attachments. By sending an email containing a specially-crafted email message containing a malicious MacMIME encapsulated attachment, a remote attacker could cause an integer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the system.


Gain Access


Apply Apple Security Update 2006-003, available from the Apple Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Apple Mac OS X 10.3.9
  • Apple Mac OS X 10.4.6
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.3.9
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.6


May 11, 2006

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