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Apple macOS PPM Image Parsing Out-Of-Bounds Write Remote Code Execution Vulnerability [CVE-2024-23257]

CVE number = CVE-2024-23257

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Apple macOS.

Interaction with the ImageIO framework is required to exploit this vulnerability but attack vectors may vary depending on the implementation.

The specific flaw exists within the ImageIO framework.

Crafted data in a PPM image can trigger a write past the end of an allocated buffer.

An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process.

Jason Davies

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