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Overview

Vulnerability Score 4.6 4.6
CVE Id CVE-2006-1471
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 12:00:00
Published 27 Jun 2006 06:13:00
Confidentiality Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2006-1471

Summary

Format string vulnerability in the CF_syslog function launchd in Apple Mac OS X 10.4 up to 10.4.6 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via format string specifiers that are not properly handled in a syslog call in the logging facility, as demonstrated by using a crafted plist file.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • 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 10.4.6

  • 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

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.6


References

XF - macosx-launchd-format-string(27479)

VUPEN - ADV-2006-2566

BID - 18724

BID - 18686

BUGTRAQ - 20060629 DMA[2006-0628a] - 'Apple OSX launchd unformatted syslog() vulnerability'

OSVDB - 26933

SECTRACK - 1016397

SECUNIA - 20877

APPLE - APPLE-SA-2006-06-27

Related Patches

Apple 2006-06-27 Mac OS X Update 10.4.7 (PPC) (Rev 3)

Apple 2006-06-27 Mac OS X Update 10.4.7 (Intel) (Rev 3)

Apple 2006-06-27 Mac OS X Update 10.4.7 Combo (PPC) (Rev 3)

Apple 2006-06-27 Mac OS X Update 10.4.7 Combo (Intel) (Rev 3)

Apple 2006-06-27 Mac OS X Server Update 10.4.7 Combo (PPC) (Rev 3)

Apple 2006-06-27 Mac OS X Server Update 10.4.7 (PPC) (Rev 3)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:42:05