CVE-2010-0040 Detail

Current Description

Integer overflow in ColorSync in Apple Safari before 4.0.5 on Windows, and iTunes before 9.1, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (application crash) via an image with a crafted color profile that triggers a heap-based buffer overflow.


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Evaluator Description

Per: http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010/Mar/msg00000.html ColorSync CVE-ID: CVE-2010-0040 Available for: Windows 7, Vista, XP Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted image with an embedded color profile may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution Description: An integer overflow, that could result in a heap buffer overflow, exists in the handling of images with an embedded color profile. Opening a maliciously crafted image with an embedded color profile may lead to an unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution. The issue is addressed by performing additional validation of color profiles. This issue does not affect Mac OS X systems. Credit to Sebastien Renaud of VUPEN Vulnerability Research Team for reporting this issue.

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Evaluator Solution

Per: http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010/Mar/msg00000.html 'Safari 4.0.5 is available via the Apple Software Update application, or Apple's Safari download site at: http://www.apple.com/safari/download/'

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00003.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010/Mar/msg00000.html Vendor Advisory 
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4070 Vendor Advisory 
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4105
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38671 Patch 
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38674 Patch 
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1023706
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/56826
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6741

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-189 Numeric Errors cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0040
NVD Published Date:
03/15/2010
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017
Source:
Apple Inc.