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Overview

Vulnerability Score 6.8 6.8
CVE Id CVE-2005-2714
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 12:00:00
Published 31 Dec 2005 12:00:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication SINGLE_INSTANCE

CVE-2005-2714

Summary

passwd in Directory Services in Mac OS X 10.3.x before 10.3.9 and 10.4.x before 10.4.5 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files via a symlink attack on the .pwtmp.[PID] temporary file.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.3

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.3.1

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.3.2

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.3.3

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.3.4

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.3.5

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.3.6

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.3.7

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.3.8

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.3.9

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4.1

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4.2

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4.3

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4.4

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4.5

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.3

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.3.1

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.3.2

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.3.3

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.3.4

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.3.5

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.3.6

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.3.7

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.3.8

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.3.9

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.1

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.2

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.3

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.4

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.5


References

CERT - TA06-062A

BID - 16910

BID - 16907

IDEFENSE - 20060302 Apple Mac OS X passwd Arbitrary Binary File Creation/Modification

SECUNIA - 19064

APPLE - APPLE-SA-2006-03-01

XF - macosx-passwd-symlink(25274)

VUPEN - ADV-2006-0791

BUGTRAQ - 20060302 [OSX]: /usr/bin/passwd local root exploit.

OSVDB - 23647

CONFIRM - http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=303382


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:40:37