Apple Mac OS X Preview Directory Hierarchy Overflow
Local Access Required
Loss of Integrity
A local overflow exists in Mac OS X. Preview fails to validate deep directory hierarchies resulting in a stack buffer overflow. With a specially crafted request, an attacker can cause arbitrary code execution resulting in a loss of integrity.
Install Apple Security Update 2006-003, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.