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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Apple GarageBand Vendors:   Apple
Apple GarageBand Project File Memory Corruption Error Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037627
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1037627
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-2372   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jan 18 2017
Original Entry Date:  Jan 18 2017
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apple GarageBand. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted GarageBand project file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Tyler Bohan of Cisco Talos reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create a file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (10.1.5).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207477

Vendor URL:  support.apple.com/en-us/HT207477 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X)

Message History:   None.


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