Apple iPhoto Photocast XML Title format string
|iphoto-xmltitle-format-string (31281)||High Risk|
iLife iPhoto Photocast is vulnerable to a format string attack, caused by improper handling of photocast XML feeds. By creating a specially-crafted XML file containing format string specifiers in the Title field, a remote attacker could execute arbitrary commands on the system with the privileges of the victim, if the attacker could convince the victim to open the malicious file.
Refer to iPhoto 6.0.6 Update for update information. See References.
- Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Thu Jan 04 2007 - 12:15:06 CST: DMA[2007-0104a] - 'iLife iPhoto Photocasing Format String Vulnerability'.
- iPhoto 6.0.6 Update: About the security content of iPhoto 6.0.6.
- iPhoto Photocast Web site: Apple - iLife - iPhoto - Photocasting.
- MOAB-04-01-2007: iLife iPhoto Photocast XML title Format String Vulnerability.
- BID-21871: Apple iLife iPhoto PhotoCast XML Remote Format String Vulnerability
- CVE-2007-0051: Format string vulnerability in Apple iPhoto 6.0.5 (316), and other versions before 6.0.6, allows remote user-assisted attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted photocast with format string specifiers in the title of an RSS iPhoto feed.
- OSVDB ID: 31165: Apple iLife iPhoto Photocast XML title Format String
- SA23615: Apple iLife iPhoto Photocast XML "title" Format String Vulnerability
- Apple iPhoto 6.0.5
Jan 04, 2007
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