Apple Mac OS X ColorSync profile code execution
|macos-colorsync-code-execution (39094)||High Risk|
Apple Mac OS X could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by improper handling of images. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted image with an embedded ColorSync profile, a remote attacker could corrupt memory and execute arbitrary code on the system with the privileges of the victim. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending the malicious image as an email attachment or embedding the image within a document.
Apply Apple Security Update 2007-009 v1.1, available from the Apple Web site. See References.
- Apple Web site: About Security Update 2007-009 v1.1.
- Apple Web site: About Security Update 2007-009.
- BID-26910: Apple Mac OS X v10.5.1 2007-009 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2007-4710: Unspecified vulnerability in ColorSync in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application termination) or execute arbitrary code via an image with a crafted ColorSync profile, which triggers memory corruption.
- OSVDB ID: 40732: Apple Mac OS X ColorSync Crafted Profile Memory Corruption Remote Code Execution
- SA28136: Apple Mac OS X Security Update Fixes Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SECTRACK ID: 1019106: Mac OS X Multiple Bugs Permit Remote Code Execution, Local Privilege Escalation, Cross-Site Scripting Attacks, and Information Disclosure
- Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11
- Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.11
Dec 17, 2007
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