78807 : Apple Mac OS X CoreUI Component Unbounded Stack Allocation URL Handling Remote Code Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2012-02-01

Description

Mac OS X contains a flaw related to the CoreUI component. The issue is due to an unbounded stack allocation error when handling long URLs. This may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code via a specially crafted website.

Classification

Location: Remote / Network Access, Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Patch / RCS, Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade to version 10.7.3 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. In addition, Apple has released a patch for some older versions.

Products

Apple Inc.
Mac OS X Lion
10.7.1
10.7.2
10.7
Mac OS X Lion Server
10.7.1
10.7.2
10.7

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 6.8
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-02-03 | Disagree?

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