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Overview

Vulnerability Score 9.3 9.3
CVE Id CVE-2007-5863
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 10:01:25
Published 19 Dec 2007 04:46:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity MEDIUM
Authentication NONE

CVE-2007-5863

Summary

Software Update in Apple Mac OS X 10.5.1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary commands via a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack between the client and the server, using a modified distribution definition file with the "allow-external-scripts" option.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.5.1

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.1


References

CERT - TA07-352A

VUPEN - ADV-2007-4238

APPLE - APPLE-SA-2007-12-17

XF - macos-software-update-command-execution(39111)

BID - 26908

BUGTRAQ - 20071217 Apple OS X Software Update Remote Command Execution

SECTRACK - 1019106

SECUNIA - 28136

CONFIRM - http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307179

Related Patches

Apple 2007-12-17 Security Update 2007-009 (10.5.1)

Apple 2007-12-21 Security Update 2007-009 1.1 (10.5.1)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:46:18