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Apple Mac OS X Quicktime/Quartz Composer Information Disclosure

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Release Date:  2006-12-20    Views:  12,329

Secunia Advisory SA23438

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Operating System:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Mac OS X, which can be exploited by malicious people to gain knowledge of sensitive information.

The problem is that unsigned Java applets are able to use Quicktime for Java and Quartz Composer to upload images which may potentially contain sensitive information.

The vulnerability is reported in the following versions:
* Mac OS X v10.4.8
* Mac OS X Server v10.4.8

Systems prior to v10.4 are reportedly not affected.


Solution:
Apply Security Update 2006-008.

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Geoff Beier.

Original Advisory:
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=304916

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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