87084 : Apple Mac OS X OpenGL Driver Wild Write Arbitrary Code Execution
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Apple Mac OS X contains a flaw in the OpenGL driver that is triggered due to insufficient error checking when handling out-of-memory error conditions. With a specially crafted web page as e.g. demonstrated via the Google Chrome web browser, a context-dependent attacker can write data to arbitrary memory locations and potentially execute arbitrary code.


Location: Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Third-Party Solution, Solution Unknown
Exploit: PoC Public
Disclosure: Third-party Verified
OSVDB: Web Related


OSVDB is not currently aware of a solution for this vulnerability.


Apple Inc.
Mac OS X



CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.5
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2012-11-07 | Disagree? | There are 1 more: View All

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