Apple Mac OS X CoreGraphics unspecified code execution
|macosx-coregraphics-unspec-code-execution (42710)||High Risk|
Apple Mac OS X could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an unspecified error in CoreGraphics. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted PDF file, an attacker could execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges or cause the application to crash.
Apply Security Update 2008-003, available from the Apple Web site. See References.
- Apple Web site: About the security content of Security Update 2008-003 / Mac OS X 10.5.3.
- BID-29412: RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-003 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
- BID-29480: Apple Mac OS X CoreGraphics PDF Handling Code Execution Vulnerability
- CVE-2008-1031: CoreGraphics in Apple Mac OS X before 10.5.3 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted PDF document, related to an uninitialized variable.
- OSVDB ID: 45700: Apple Mac OS X CoreGraphics PDF File Handling Arbitrary Code Execution
- SA30430: Apple Mac OS X Security Update Fixes Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SECTRACK ID: 1020136: Mac OS X CoreGraphics PDF File Pointer Initialization Bug Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
- Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11
- Apple Mac OS X 10.5
- Apple Mac OS X 10.5.1
- Apple Mac OS X 10.5.2
- Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.11
- Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5
- Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5.1
- Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5.2
May 28, 2008
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