Mac OS X Malformed EXR File Handling DoS

2006-04-29T19:38:06
ID OSVDB:27780
Type osvdb
Reporter Christian Mertes(cmertes@techfak.uni-bielefeld.de)
Modified 2006-04-29T19:38:06

Description

Vulnerability Description

Mac OS X contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when an OS X application is directed to open a malformed EXR file, and will result in loss of availability for the application.

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known upgrades, patches, or workarounds available to correct this issue.

Short Description

Mac OS X contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when an OS X application is directed to open a malformed EXR file, and will result in loss of availability for the application.

References:

Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2006-05/0010.html CVE-2006-2277 Bugtraq ID: 17768