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About the security content of OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.2, OS X Lion v10.7.5 and Security Update 2012-004

Learn about the security content of OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.2, OS X Lion v10.7.5 and Security Update 2012-004.

This document describes the security content of OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.2, OS X Lion v10.7.5, and Security Update 2012-004.

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

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OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.2, OS X Lion v10.7.5 and Security Update 2012-004

Note: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.2 includes the content of Safari 6.0.1. For further details see About the security content of Safari 6.0.1.

  • Apache

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6.8, Mac OS X Server v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.4, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.4

    Impact: Multiple vulnerabilities in Apache

    Description: Apache is updated to version 2.2.22 to address several vulnerabilities, the most serious of which may lead to a denial of service. Further information is available via the Apache web site at http://httpd.apache.org/. This issue does not affect OS X Mountain Lion systems.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-3368

    CVE-2011-3607

    CVE-2011-4317

    CVE-2012-0021

    CVE-2012-0031

    CVE-2012-0053

  • BIND

    Available for: OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.4, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.4

    Impact: A remote attacker may be able to cause a denial of service in systems configured to run BIND as a DNS nameserver

    Description: A reachable assertion issue existed in the handling of DNS records. This issue was addressed by updating to BIND 9.7.6-P1. This issue does not affect OS X Mountain Lion systems.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-4313

  • BIND

    Available for: OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.4, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.4, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 and v10.8.1

    Impact: A remote attacker may be able to cause a denial of service, data corruption, or obtain sensitive information from process memory in systems configured to run BIND as a DNS nameserver

    Description: A memory management issue existed in the handling of DNS records. This issue was addressed by updating to BIND 9.7.6-P1 on OS X Lion systems, and BIND 9.8.3-P1 on OS X Mountain Lion systems.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2012-1667

  • CoreText

    Available for: OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.4, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.4

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

    Description: A bounds checking issue existed in the handling of text glyphs, which may lead to out of bounds memory reads or writes. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking. This issue does not affect Mac OS X v10.6 or OS X Mountain Lion systems.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2012-3716 : Jesse Ruderman of Mozilla Corporation

  • Data Security

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6.8, Mac OS X Server v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.4, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.4, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 and v10.8.1

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

    Description: TrustWave, a trusted root CA, has issued, and subsequently revoked, a sub-CA certificate from one of its trusted anchors. This sub-CA facilitated the interception of communications secured by Transport Layer Security (TLS). This update adds the involved sub-CA certificate to OS X's list of untrusted certificates.

  • DirectoryService

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6.8, Mac OS X Server v10.6.8

    Impact: If the DirectoryService Proxy is used, a remote attacker may cause a denial of service or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A buffer overflow existed in the DirectoryService Proxy. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking. This issue does not affect OS X Lion and Mountain Lion systems.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2012-0650 : aazubel working with HP's Zero Day Initiative

  • ImageIO

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6.8, Mac OS X Server v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.4, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.4

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

    Description: Multiple memory corruption issues existed in libpng's handling of PNG images. These issues were addressed through improved validation of PNG images. These issues do not affect OS X Mountain Lion systems.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-3026 : Jüri Aedla

    CVE-2011-3048

  • ImageIO

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6.8, Mac OS X Server v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.4, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.4

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

    Description: An integer overflow issue existed in libTIFF's handling of TIFF images. This issue was addressed through improved validation of TIFF images. This issue does not affect OS X Mountain Lion systems.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2012-1173 : Alexander Gavrun working with HP's Zero Day Initiative

  • Installer

    Available for: OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.4, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.4

    Impact: Remote admins and persons with physical access to the system may obtain account information

    Description: The fix for CVE-2012-0652 in OS X Lion 10.7.4 prevented user passwords from being recorded in the system log, but did not remove the old log entries. This issue was addressed by deleting log files that contained passwords. This issue does not affect Mac OS X 10.6 or OS X Mountain Lion systems.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2012-0652

  • International Components for Unicode

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6.8, Mac OS X Server v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.4, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.4

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

    Description: A stack buffer overflow existed in the handling of ICU locale IDs. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking. This issue does not affect OS X Mountain Lion systems.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-4599

  • Kernel

    Available for: OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.4, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.4

    Impact: A malicious program could bypass sandbox restrictions

    Description: A logic issue existed in the handling of debug system calls. This may allow a malicious program to gain code execution in other programs with the same user privileges. This issue was addressed by disabling handling of addresses in PT_STEP and PT_CONTINUE. This issue does not affect OS X Mountain Lion systems.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2012-0643 : iOS Jailbreak Dream Team

  • LoginWindow

    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 and v10.8.1

    Impact: A local user may be able to obtain other user's login passwords

    Description: A user-installed input method could intercept password keystrokes from Login Window or Screen Saver Unlock. This issue was addressed by preventing user-installed methods from being used when the system is handling login information.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2012-3718: Lukhnos Liu

  • Mail

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6.8, Mac OS X Server v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.4, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.4

    Impact: Viewing an e-mail message may lead to execution of web plugins

    Description: An input validation error existed in Mail's handling of embedded web plugins. This issue was addressed by disabling third-party plug-ins in Mail. This issue does not affect OS X Mountain Lion systems.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2012-3719 : Will Dormann of the CERT/CC

  • Mobile Accounts

    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 and v10.8.1

    Impact: A user with access to the contents of a mobile account may obtain the account password

    Description: Creating a mobile account saved a hash of the password in the account, which was used to login when the mobile account was used as an external account. The password hash could be used to determine the user's password. This issue was addressed by creating the password hash only if external accounts are enabled on the system where the mobile account is created.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2012-3720 : Harald Wagener of Google, Inc.

  • PHP

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6.8, Mac OS X Server v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.4, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.4, OS X Mountain Lion v10.8 and v10.8.1

    Impact: Multiple vulnerabilities in PHP

    Description: >PHP is updated to version 5.3.15 to address multiple vulnerabilities, the most serious of which may lead to arbitrary code execution. Further information is available via the PHP web site at http://www.php.net

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2012-0831

    CVE-2012-1172

    CVE-2012-1823

    CVE-2012-2143

    CVE-2012-2311

    CVE-2012-2386

    CVE-2012-2688

  • PHP

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6.8, Mac OS X Server v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.4, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.4

    Impact: PHP scripts which use libpng may be vulnerable to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in the handling of PNG files. This issue was addressed by updating PHP's copy of libpng to version 1.5.10. This issue does not affect OS X Mountain Lion systems.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-3048

  • Profile Manager

    Available for: OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.4

    Impact: An unauthenticated user could enumerate managed devices

    Description: An authentication issue existed in the Device Management private interface. This issue was addressed by removing the interface.

    This issue does not affect OS X Mountain Lion systems.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2012-3721 : Derick Cassidy of XEquals Corporation

  • QuickLook

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6.8, Mac OS X Server v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.4, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.4

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

    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in the handling of .pict files. This issue was addressed through improved validation of .pict files. This issue does not affect OS X Mountain Lion systems.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2012-0671 : Rodrigo Rubira Branco (twitter.com/bsdaemon) from the Qualys Vulnerability & Malware Research Labs (VMRL)

  • QuickTime

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6.8, Mac OS X Server v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.4, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.4

    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 sean atoms. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking. This issue does not affect OS X Mountain Lion systems.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2012-0670 : Tom Gallagher (Microsoft) and Paul Bates (Microsoft) working with HP's Zero Day Initiative

  • QuickTime

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6.8, Mac OS X Server v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.4, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.4

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

    Description: An uninitialized memory access existed in the handling of Sorenson encoded movie files. This issue was addressed through improved memory initialization. This issue does not affect OS X Mountain Lion systems.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2012-3722 : Will Dormann of the CERT/CC

  • QuickTime

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6.8, Mac OS X Server v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.4, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.4

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

    Description: A buffer overflow existed in the handling of RLE encoded movie files. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking. This issue does not affect OS X Mountain Lion systems.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2012-0668 : Luigi Auriemma working with HP's Zero Day Initiative

  • Ruby

    Available for: Mac OS X v10.6.8, Mac OS X Server v10.6.8, OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.4, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.4

    Impact: An attacker may be able to decrypt data protected by SSL

    Description: There are known attacks on the confidentiality of SSL 3.0 and TLS 1.0 when a cipher suite uses a block cipher in CBC mode. The Ruby OpenSSL module disabled the 'empty fragment' countermeasure which prevented these attacks. This issue was addressed by enabling empty fragments. This issue does not affect OS X Mountain Lion systems.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2011-3389

  • USB

    Available for: OS X Lion v10.7 to v10.7.4, OS X Lion Server v10.7 to v10.7.4

    Impact: Attaching a USB device may lead to an unexpected system termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in the handling of USB hub descriptors. This issue was addressed through improved handling of the bNbrPorts descriptor field. This issue does not affect OS X Mountain Lion systems.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2012-3723 : Andy Davis of NGS Secure

 

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