Vulnerability Note VU#988356
Apple Mac OS X vulnerable to stack-based buffer overflow via specially crafted TIFF file
Apple has reported a vulnerability in the way Mac OS X 10.4 systems handle TIFF images that could cause affected applications to crash or allow remote code execution..
TIFF Image File Format
The TIFF image file format is a widely supported file format used for storing images.
A remote unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service by persuading a user to access a specially crafted TIFF image
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Apple Computer, Inc.||Affected||-||29 Jun 2006|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
Thanks to Apple Product Security for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Ryan Giobbi.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2006-1469
- Date Public: 27 Jun 2006
- Date First Published: 30 Jun 2006
- Date Last Updated: 30 Jun 2006
- Severity Metric: 1.34
- Document Revision: 23
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