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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Apple macOS/OS X Vendors:   Apple
Mac OS X DMG Image Validation Error May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017260
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1017260
CVE Reference:   CVE-2006-6061   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Nov 23 2006
Original Entry Date:  Nov 21 2006
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mac OS X. A remote user can obtain privileges on the target system.

The com.apple.AppleDiskImageController does not properly validate DMG files. A user can create a specially crafted DMG image that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

LMH discovered this vulnerability.

The original advisory is available at:

http://projects.info-pull.com/mokb/MOKB-20-11-2006.html

Impact:   A remote user can create a DMG image file that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.apple.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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