Apple OS X DFont FOND Memory Corruption Remote Code Execution VulnerabilityZDI-15-284: July 1st, 2015
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on vulnerable installations of Apple OS X. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.
The specific flaw exists within the handling of data fork font suitcase files. The issue lies in the parsing of the 'FOND' table. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code under the context of the current user.
Vendor ResponseApple has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
2015-02-26 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
2015-07-01 - Coordinated public release of advisory
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