About the content of Security Update 2010-003
This document describes Security Update 2010-003.
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Security Update 2010-003
Available for: Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6.3, Mac OS X Server v10.6.3
Impact: Viewing or downloading a document containing a maliciously crafted embedded font may lead to arbitrary code execution.
Description: An unchecked index issue exists in Apple Type Services' handling of embedded fonts. Viewing or downloading a document containing a maliciously crafted embedded font may lead to arbitrary code execution. This issue is addressed through improved index checking. Credit to Charlie Miller working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative for reporting this issue.