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Category:   Device (Router/Bridge/Hub)  >   Apple AirPort Vendors:   Apple
Apple AirPort DNS Processing Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036136
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036136
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-7029   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jun 21 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in AirPort. A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.

A remote user can send specially crafted DNS data to trigger a memory corruption error in parsing DNS data and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time Capsule base stations with 802.11n are affected. The AirPort Extreme and AirPort Time Capsule base stations with 802.11ac are also affected.

Alexandre Helie reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (7.6.7, 7.7.7).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT206849

Vendor URL:  support.apple.com/en-us/HT206849 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error

Message History:   None.


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