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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Apple macOS/OS X Vendors:   Apple
Mac OS X Heap Overflow in AppleTalk _ATPsndrsp() Lets Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1017513
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2007-0236   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 19 2008
Original Entry Date:  Jan 15 2007
Impact:   Denial of service via network, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): Tested on 10.4.8 (8L2127) x86
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Mac OS X. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger a heap overflow in the _ATPsndrsp() function and cause a kernel panic.

It may also be possible to execute arbitrary code on the target system. However, the report did not confirm remote code execution.

LMH discovered this vulnerability.

The original advisory and demonstration exploit is available at:

Impact:   A remote user can cause a kernel panic on the target system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error

Message History:   None.

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