Apple Mac OS X CarbonCore Memory Corruption Vulnerability

Apple Mac OS X is prone to a memory-corruption vulnerability that affects the CarbonCore component.

Successfully exploiting this issue may allow attackers to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application. Failed exploit attempts will likely result in a denial-of-service condition.

This issue affects the following:

Mac OS X 10.4.11 and prior
Mac OS X Server 10.4.11 and prior
Mac OS X 10.5.8 and prior
Mac OS X Server 10.5.8 and prior

NOTE: This issue was previously covered in BID 36349 (Apple Mac OS X 2009-005 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities), but has been assigned its own record to better document it.


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