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CVE-2010-0040 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/15/2010

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.

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2010-0040
Original release date:
03/15/2010
Last revised:
09/18/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
9.3 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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 Type Source Name
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010//Mar/msg00003.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2010-03-30-2
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2010/Mar/msg00000.html Vendor Advisory External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2010-03-11-1
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4070 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4070
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4105 External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4105
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38671 Patch External Source BID 38671
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/38674 Patch External Source BID 38674
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1023706 External Source SECTRACK 1023706
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/56826 External Source XF safari-colorsync-bo(56826)
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A6741 External Source OVAL oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6741

References to Check Content

Identifier:
oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6741
Check System:
http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5
Hyperlink:
http://oval.mitre.org/repository/data/DownloadDefinition?id=oval:org.mitre.oval:def:6741

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