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Category:   Application (Multimedia)  >   Apple Aperture Vendors:   Apple
Apple Aperture Stack Overflow in Processing DNG Files Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1019684
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1019684
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-0987   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Mar 20 2008
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apple Aperture. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted Adobe Digital Negative (DNG) image file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a stack overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Clint Ruoho of Laconic Security reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create an image 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 (Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 2.0), available from the Software Update pane in System Preferences, or Apple's Software Downloads web site at:

http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/

The download file is named: "RAWCamera.dmg"
Its SHA-1 digest is: 9a09365a32ab0387cd82362e8a2c42024d4cb1ea

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1232

Vendor URL:  support.apple.com/kb/HT1232 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Subject:  APPLE-SA-2008-03-20 Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 2.0

-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE-----
Hash: SHA256

APPLE-SA-2008-03-20 Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 2.0

Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 2.0 is now available and
addresses the following issue:

Camera Support
CVE-ID:  CVE-2008-0987
Available for:  Aperture 2 or iPhoto 7.1.2 with iLife Support 8.2
Impact:  Viewing a maliciously crafted image may lead to an
unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution
Description:  A stack based buffer overflow exists in the handling of
Adobe Digital Negative (DNG) image files. By enticing a user to open
a maliciously crafted image file, an attacker may cause an unexpected
application termination or arbitrary code execution. This update
addresses the issue through improved validation of DNG image files.
Credit to Clint Ruoho of Laconic Security for reporting this issue.

Digital Camera RAW Compatibility Update 2.0 may be obtained from the
Software Update pane in System Preferences, or Apple's Software
Downloads web site:
http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/

The download file is named:  "RAWCamera.dmg"
Its SHA-1 digest is:  9a09365a32ab0387cd82362e8a2c42024d4cb1ea

This message is signed with Apple's Product Security PGP key,
and details are available at:
http://www.apple.com/support/security/pgp/

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