Apple Mac OS X Server 10.6/10.6.1/10.6.2/10.6.3 ImageIO memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Apple Mac OS X Server 10.6/10.6.1/10.6.2/10.6.3 (Operating System). Affected is an unknown part of the component ImageIO. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 05/06/2010. The weakness was presented 04/14/2017 by Tomas Hoger (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2010-1816 since 05/06/2010. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 08/30/2020).

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 40 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 47023 (Mac OS X 10.6.x < 10.6.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family MacOS X Local Security Checks and running in the context combined.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 34916) and Tenable (47023). See 4141, 48291, 48184 and 48183 for similar entries.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.2

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 47023
Nessus Name: Mac OS X 10.6.x < 10.6.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 801105
OpenVAS Name: Apple Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities-02 April-2017
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05/12/2009 🔍
05/06/2010 +359 days 🔍
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08/30/2020 +1234 days 🔍



Researcher: Tomas Hoger
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2010-1816 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 34916 - SquirrelMail Prior to 1.4.18 Multiple Vulnerabilities
OSVDB: - CVE-2010-1816 - Apple - Multiple Products - Buffer Overflow Issue

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Created: 04/14/2017 10:15 AM
Updated: 08/30/2020 09:33 AM
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