Apple Mac OS X fails to properly handle corrupted DMG image structures. The complete impact of this vulnerability is unclear, but may include execution of arbitrary code or denial of service.
A vulnerability in the way Mac OS X com.apple.AppleDiskImageController handles malformed DMG files could lead to a memory corruption.
We are aware of publicly available proof-of-concept code that demonstrates this vulnerability.
The complete impact of this vulnerability is unclear, but may include execution of arbitrary code or denial of service.
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This issue was reported in Month of Kernel Bugs MOKB-20-11-2006 by LMH.
This document was written by Chris Taschner.
|Date First Published:||2006-11-22|
|Date Last Updated:||2007-03-20 13:57 UTC|