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About the security content of Mac OS X v10.6.8 and Security Update 2011-004

This document describes of Mac OS X v10.6.8 and Security Update 2011-004.

This update can be downloaded and installed via Software Update preferences, or from Apple Downloads.

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Where possible, CVE IDs are used to reference the vulnerabilities for further information.

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Mac OS X v10.6.8 and Security Update 2011-004

  • AirPort

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8

    Impact: When connected to Wi-Fi, an attacker on the same network may be able to cause a system reset

    Description: An out of bounds memory read issue existed in the handling of Wi-Fi frames. When connected to Wi-Fi, an attacker on the same network may be able to cause a system reset. This issue does not affect Mac OS X v10.6

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-0196

  • App Store

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.6.7, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: The user's AppleID password may be logged to a local file

    Description: In certain circumstances, App Store may log the user's AppleID password to a file that is not readable by other users on the system. This issue is addressed through improved handling of credentials.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-0197 : Paul Nelson

  • ATS

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.6.7, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: Viewing or downloading a document containing a maliciously crafted embedded font may lead to arbitrary code execution

    Description: A heap buffer overflow issue existed in the handling of TrueType fonts. Viewing or downloading a document containing a maliciously crafted embedded font may lead to arbitrary code execution.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-0198 : Harry Sintonen, Marc Schoenefeld of the Red Hat Security Response Team

  • Certificate Trust Policy

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.6.7, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: An attacker with a privileged network position may intercept user credentials or other sensitive information

    Description: An error handling issue existed in the Certificate Trust Policy. If an Extended Validation (EV) certificate has no OCSP URL, and CRL checking is enabled, the CRL will not be checked and a revoked certificate may be accepted as valid. This issue is mitigated as most EV certificates specify an OCSP URL.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-0199 : Chris Hawk and Wan-Teh Chang of Google

  • ColorSync

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted image with an embedded ColorSync profile may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: An integer overflow existed in the handling of images with an embedded ColorSync profile, which may lead to a heap buffer overflow. Opening a maliciously crafted image with an embedded ColorSync profile may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-0200 : binaryproof working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative

  • CoreFoundation

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.6.7, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: Applications that use the CoreFoundation framework may be vulnerable to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: An off-by-one buffer overflow issue existed in the handling of CFStrings. Applications that use the CoreFoundation framework may be vulnerable to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-0201 : Harry Sintonen

  • CoreGraphics

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.6.7, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: Opening a maliciously crafted PDF file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: An integer overflow issue existed in the handling of Type 1 fonts. Viewing or downloading a document containing a maliciously crafted embedded font may lead to arbitrary code execution.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-0202 : Cristian Draghici of Modulo Consulting, Felix Grobert of the Google Security Team

  • FTP Server

    Available for: Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: A person with FTP access may list files on the system

    Description: A path validation issue existed in xftpd. A person with FTP access may perform a recursive directory listing starting from the root, including directories that are not shared for FTP. The listing will eventually include any file that would be accessible to the FTP user. The contents of files are not disclosed. This issue is addressed through improved path validation. This issue only affects Mac OS X Server systems.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-0203 : team karlkani

  • ImageIO

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.6.7, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted TIFF image may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A heap buffer overflow existed in ImageIO's handling of TIFF images. Viewing a maliciously crafted TIFF image may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-0204 : Dominic Chell of NGS Secure

  • ImageIO

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.6.7, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A heap buffer overflow issue existed in ImageIO's handling of JPEG2000 images. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-0205 : Harry Sintonen

  • International Components for Unicode

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.6.7, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: Applications that use ICU may be vulnerable to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A buffer overflow issue existed in ICU's handling of uppercase strings. Applications that use ICU may be vulnerable to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-0206 : David Bienvenu of Mozilla

  • Kernel

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.6.7, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: A local user may be able to cause a system reset

    Description: A null dereference issue existed in the handling of IPV6 socket options. A local user may be able to cause a system reset.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-1132 : Thomas Clement of Intego

  • Libsystem

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.6.7, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: Applications which use the glob(3) API may be vulnerable to a denial of service

    Description: Applications which use the glob(3) API may be vulnerable to a denial of service. If the glob pattern comes from untrusted input, the application may hang or use excessive CPU resources. This issue is addressed through improved validation of glob patterns.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2010-2632 : Maksymilian Arciemowicz

  • libxslt

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.6.7, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to the disclosure of addresses on the heap

    Description: libxslt's implementation of the generate-id() XPath function disclosed the address of a heap buffer. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to the disclosure of addresses on the heap. This issue is addressed by generating an ID based on the difference between the addresses of two heap buffers.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-0195 : Chris Evans of the Google Chrome Security Team

  • MobileMe

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.6.7, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: An attacker with a privileged network position may read a user's MobileMe email aliases

    Description: When communicating with MobileMe to determine a user's email aliases, Mail will make requests over HTTP. As a result, an attacker with a privileged network position may read a user's MobileMe email aliases. This issue is addressed by using SSL to access the user's email aliases.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-0207 : Aaron Sigel of vtty.com

  • MySQL

    Available for: Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: Multiple vulnerabilities in MySQL 5.0.91

    Description: MySQL is updated to version 5.0.92 to address multiple vulnerabilities, the most serious of which may lead to arbitrary code execution. MySQL is only provided with Mac OS X Server systems. Further information is available via the MySQL web site at http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.0/en/news-5-0-92.html

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2010-3677

    CVE-2010-3682

    CVE-2010-3833

    CVE-2010-3834

    CVE-2010-3835

    CVE-2010-3836

    CVE-2010-3837

    CVE-2010-3838

  • OpenSSL

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.6.7, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: Multiple vulnerabilities in OpenSSL

    Description: Multiple vulnerabilities existed in OpenSSL, the most serious of which may lead to arbitrary code execution. These issues are addressed by updating OpenSSL to version 0.9.8r.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2009-3245

    CVE-2010-0740

    CVE-2010-3864

    CVE-2010-4180

    CVE-2011-0014

  • patch

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.6.7, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: Running patch on a maliciously crafted patch file may cause arbitrary files to be created or overwritten

    Description: A directory traversal issue existed in GNU patch. Running patch on a maliciously crafted patch file may cause arbitrary files to be created or overwritten. This issue is addressed through improved validation of patch files.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2010-4651

  • QuickLook

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.6.7, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: Downloading a maliciously crafted Microsoft Office file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in QuickLook's handling of Microsoft Office files. Downloading a maliciously crafted Microsoft Office file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. This issue does not affect systems prior to Mac OS X v10.6.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-0208 : Tobias Klein working with iDefense VCP

  • QuickTime

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.6.7, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted WAV file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: An integer overflow existed in QuickTime's handling of RIFF WAV files. Viewing a maliciously crafted WAV file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-0209 : Luigi Auriemma working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative

  • QuickTime

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.6.7, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted movie file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in QuickTime's handling of sample tables in QuickTime movie files. Viewing a maliciously crafted movie file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-0210 : Honggang Ren of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs

  • QuickTime

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.6.7, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted movie file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: An integer overflow existed in QuickTime's handling of movie files. Viewing a maliciously crafted movie file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-0211 : Luigi Auriemma working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative

  • QuickTime

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.6.7, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted PICT image may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A buffer overflow existed in QuickTime's handling of PICT images. Viewing a maliciously crafted PICT image may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2010-3790 : Subreption LLC working with TippingPoint's Zero Day Initiative

  • QuickTime

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.6.7, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted JPEG file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A buffer overflow existed in QuickTime's handling of JPEG files. Viewing a maliciously crafted JPEG file may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-0213 : Luigi Auriemma working with iDefense

  • Samba

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8

    Impact: If SMB file sharing is enabled, a remote attacker may cause a denial of service or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A stack buffer overflow existed in Samba's handling of Windows Security IDs. If SMB file sharing is enabled, a remote attacker may cause a denial of service or arbitrary code execution. For Mac OS X v10.6 systems, this issue is addressed in Mac OS X 10.6.7.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2010-3069

  • Samba

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.6.7, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: If SMB file sharing is enabled, a remote attacker may cause a denial of service or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in Samba's handling of file descriptors. If SMB file sharing is enabled, a remote attacker may cause a denial of service or arbitrary code execution.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-0719 : Volker Lendecke of SerNet

  • servermgrd

    Available for: Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: A remote attacker may be able to read arbitrary files from the system

    Description: An XML External Entity issue exists in servermgrd's handling of XML-RPC requests. This issue is addressed by removing servermgrd's XML-RPC interface. This issue only affects Mac OS X Server systems.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-0212 : Apple

  • subversion

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.5.8, Mac OS X Server v10.5.8, Mac OS X v10.6 through v10.6.7, Mac OS X Server v10.6 through v10.6.7

    Impact: If an http based Subversion server is configured, a remote attacker may be able to cause a denial of service

    Description: A null dereference issue existed in Subversion's handling of lock tokens sent over HTTP. If an http based Subversion server is configured, a remote attacker may be able to cause a denial of service. For Mac OS X v10.6 systems, Subversion is updated to version 1.6.6. For Mac OS X v10.5.8 systems, the issue is addressed through additional validation of lock tokens. Further information is available via the Subversion web site at http://subversion.apache.org/

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-0715

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