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Secunia Security Advisory 22068

Secunia Security Advisory 22068
Posted Sep 22, 2006
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Some vulnerabilities have been reported in AirPort, which can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or to compromise a vulnerable system.

tags | advisory, denial of service, vulnerability
MD5 | dccad8ea290a62e14a830b05b56dde12

Secunia Security Advisory 22068

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TITLE:
Apple Airport Buffer Overflow and Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA22068

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/22068/

CRITICAL:
Highly critical

IMPACT:
DoS, System access

WHERE:
>From remote

OPERATING SYSTEM:
Apple Macintosh OS X
http://secunia.com/product/96/

DESCRIPTION:
Some vulnerabilities have been reported in AirPort, which can be
exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) or
to compromise a vulnerable system.

1) Two boundary errors exist in the handling of malformed wireless
network frames. These can be exploited to cause a stack-based buffer
overflow by sending a malicious frame to the system, and may allow
arbitrary code execution with system privileges.

The vulnerability affects the following products equipped with
wireless:
* Power Mac
* PowerBook
* iBook
* iMac
* Mac Pro
* Xserve
* PowerPC-based Mac mini

2) A boundary error exists in the AirPort wireless driver's handling
of scan cache updates. This can be exploited to cause a buffer
overflow by sending a malicious frame to the system and may lead to a
system crash, privilege elevation, or execution of arbitrary code with
system privileges.

3) An integer overflow exist in the AirPort wireless drivers API for
third-party software, which may lead to a buffer overflow in
applications using the API. This can be exploited to cause a buffer
overflow by sending a malicious frame to the system and could crash
the application or lead to arbitrary code execution with privileges
of the user running the application.

Vulnerabilities #2 and #3 affect Intel-based Mac mini, MacBook, and
MacBook Pro equipped with wireless and does not affect systems prior
to Mac OS X v10.4.

SOLUTION:
Apply Security Update 2006-005 or AirPort Update 2006-001:
http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported by the vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=304420

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
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Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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