This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to a type confusion error within the dalloc_value_for_key() function when parsing Spotlight RPC packets. A remote attacker can send specially crafted Spotlight RPC packets to the application, trigger a type confusion error and execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Netatalk: 3.0 - 3.1.16Fixed software versions
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