Vulnerability Note VU#835936
Apple Type Services server font processing buffer overflow
A stack-based buffer overflow in Apple Type Services server may allow attackers to execute arbitrary code.
The Apple Type Services server fails to properly handle malformed font files possibly allowing a stack-based buffer overflow to occur.
Note that according to Apple, font files are processed when opened or previewed in Apple Finder.
A attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Apple Computer, Inc.||Affected||-||29 Nov 2006|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
This vulnerability was reported in Apple Security Update 2006-007.
This document was written by Jeff Gennari based on information from Apple.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2006-4400
- Date Public: 28 Nov 2006
- Date First Published: 29 Nov 2006
- Date Last Updated: 30 Nov 2006
- Severity Metric: 2.25
- Document Revision: 26
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