NGS00052 Patch Notification: Apple Mac OS X Image RAW Multiple Buffer Overflows Mar 22 2011 08:49AM
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Apple Mac OS X Image RAW Multiple Buffer Overflows


Paul Harrington of NGS Secure has discovered a High risk vulnerability in Mac OS X Image RAW. Multiple buffer overflow issues existed in Image RAW's handling of Canon RAW images. Viewing a maliciously crafted Canon RAW image may result in an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.

Versions affected include:

Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.6.6, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.6 with RawCamera.bundle < 3.6

Apple has released a patches that addresses the issue. The announcement of the patches can be found here:


NGS Secure is going to withhold details of this flaw for three months. This three month window will allow users the time needed to apply the patch before the details are released to the general public. This reflects the NGS Secure approach to responsible disclosure.

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