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Apple iPod touch / iPhone TIFF Image Processing Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2007-10-12    Last Update:  2007-11-13    Views:  31,198

Secunia Advisory SA27213

Where:

From remote

Impact:

DoS, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in Apple iPod touch and Apple iPhone, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable device.

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the processing of TIFF images and can potentially be exploited to execute arbitrary code when a specially crafted TIFF image is viewed, e.g. in the Safari web browser.

This is related to:
SA21304

The vulnerability is reported in iPod touch version 1.1.1 and iPhone version 1.1.1. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 1.1.2 (downloadable and installable via iTunes).

Provided and/or discovered by:
Niacin

The vendor also credits Tavis Ormandy, Google Security Team.

Original Advisory:
Apple:
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=306993

http://www.toc2rta.com/?q=node/22

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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