Mac OS X iChat UPnP Internet Gateway Device (IGD) Packet Remote Overflow

2007-05-25T11:33:50
ID OSVDB:35141
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2007-05-25T11:33:50

Description

Vulnerability Description

A buffer overflow exists in Mac OS X. iChat fails to validate UPnP packets used by the Internet Gateway Daemon to create port mappings through NAT devices resulting in a buffer overflow. With a specially crafted request, an attacker can cause arbitrary code execution resulting in a loss of integrity.

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Apple has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Short Description

A buffer overflow exists in Mac OS X. iChat fails to validate UPnP packets used by the Internet Gateway Daemon to create port mappings through NAT devices resulting in a buffer overflow. With a specially crafted request, an attacker can cause arbitrary code execution resulting in a loss of integrity.

References:

Vendor Specific Advisory URL Security Tracker: 1018119 Secunia Advisory ID:25402 Related OSVDB ID: 35143 Related OSVDB ID: 35145 Related OSVDB ID: 35147 Related OSVDB ID: 35142 Related OSVDB ID: 35146 Related OSVDB ID: 35144 Mail List Post: http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/May/msg00004.html ISS X-Force ID: 34502 FrSIRT Advisory: ADV-2007-1939 CVE-2007-2390 CERT VU: 116100 Bugtraq ID: 24144