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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1726

Original release date: 08/06/2009
Last revised: 08/21/2010


Heap-based buffer overflow in ColorSync in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11 and 10.5 before 10.5.8 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via a crafted image containing an embedded ColorSync profile.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1512
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2010-06-16-1
External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7499
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4196
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 56845
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2172
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 40105
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-08-05-1
Type: Advisory; Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: macosx-colorsync-profile-bo(52419)
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022674
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-1373
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36096
Type: Advisory
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 40196
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-218A
External Source: BID
Name: 35954
Type: Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: safari-colorsync-profile-bo(59162)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4220
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2010-06-07-1
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3757
Type: Advisory; Patch Information

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:7499
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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