Apple Mac OS X Image RAW Component NEF File Remote Buffer Overflow Vulnerability

Apple Mac OS X is prone to a buffer-overflow vulnerability because it fails to sufficiently validate user-supplied data to the 'Image RAW' component when viewing NEF image files.

Successful exploits may allow attackers to execute arbitrary code in the context of the currently logged-in user; failed exploit attempts will cause denial-of-service conditions.

The following are vulnerable:

Mac OS X 10.5.8
Mac OS X Server 10.5.8

NOTE: This issue was previously covered in BID 39020 (Apple Mac OS X APPLE-SA-2010-03-29-1 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities) but has been assigned its own record to better document it.


 

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