Vulnerability Note VU#800296
Apple Mac OS X Apple Type Services server contains multiple buffer overflows
The Apple Mac OS X Apple Type Services server contains multiple buffer overflow vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities may allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary code with system privileges.
The Apple Mac OS X Apple Type Services server fails to properly validate service requests. A local attacker may be able to trigger the overflow by sending a specially crafted service request to a vulnerable system.
Apple states that this issue does not affect systems prior to Apple Mac OS X v10.4.
This vulnerability may allow a local attacker to execute arbitrary code with system privileges.
Apple has addressed this issue with Apple Security Update 2006-007.
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 Katie Steiner.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2006-4398
- Date Public: 28 Nov 2006
- Date First Published: 30 Nov 2006
- Date Last Updated: 20 Dec 2006
- Severity Metric: 8.80
- Document Revision: 13
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