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Archived - About the security content of iPhoto 6.0.6

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This document describes the security content of iPhoto 6.0.6, which can be downloaded and installed via Software Update preferences, or from Apple Downloads.

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iPhoto 6.0.6

  • iPhoto

    CVE-ID: CVE-2007-0051

    Available for: Mac OS X version 10.3.9, and Mac OS X version 10.4.3 or later

    Impact: Subscribing to a maliciously-crafted photocast may lead to arbitrary code execution

    Description: A format string vulnerability exists in iPhoto. By enticing a user to subscribe to a maliciously-crafted photocast, a remote attacker can trigger the vulnerability which may lead to arbitrary code execution. This has been described on the Month of Apple Bugs web site (MOAB-04-01-2007). This update addresses the issue by performing additional validation while handling photocast subscriptions. Credit to Kevin Finisterre of DigitalMunition for reporting this issue.

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Last Modified: Feb 20, 2012
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