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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2008-0055
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 10:03:51
Published 18 Mar 2008 07:44:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-0055

Summary

Foundation in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11 creates world-writable directories while NSFileManager copies files recursively and only modifies the permissions afterward, which allows local users to modify copied files to cause a denial of service and possibly gain privileges.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4.11

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.11


References

CERT - TA08-079A

APPLE - APPLE-SA-2008-03-18

XF - macos-nsfilemanager-priv-escalation(41299)

VUPEN - ADV-2008-0924

SECTRACK - 1019649

BID - 28343

BID - 28304

SECUNIA - 29420

CONFIRM - http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562

Related Patches

Apple 2008-03-18 Security Update 2008-002 v1.0 Server (Tiger PPC)

Apple 2008-03-18 Security Update 2008-002 v1.0 Client (Tiger PPC)

Apple 2008-03-18 Security Update 2008-002 v1.0 Server (Tiger Universal)

Apple 2008-03-18 Security Update 2008-002 v1.0 Client (Tiger Universal)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:46:39