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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2008-2830
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 10:09:49
Published 23 Jun 2008 04:41:00
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-2830

Summary

Open Scripting Architecture in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11 and 10.5.4, and some other 10.4 and 10.5 versions, does not properly restrict the loading of scripting addition plugins, which allows local users to gain privileges via scripting addition commands to a privileged application, as originally demonstrated by an osascript tell command to ARDAgent.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.4

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.5


References

XF - apple-macosx-ardagent-command-execution(43294)

VUPEN - ADV-2008-1905

SECTRACK - 1020345

BID - 29831

SECUNIA - 30776

APPLE - APPLE-SA-2008-07-31

APPLE - APPLE-SA-2008-09-16

MISC - http://it.slashdot.org/it/08/06/18/1919224.shtml

Related Patches

Apple 2008-07-31 Security Update 2008-005 (PPC)

Apple 2008-07-31 Security Update 2008-005 Server (PPC)

Apple 2008-07-31 Security Update 2008-005 (Leopard)

Apple 2008-07-31 Security Update 2008-005 (Intel)

Apple 2008-07-31 Security Update 2008-005 Server (Intel)

Apple 2008-09-16 Apple Remote Desktop 3.2.2 Admin Update (See Note)

Apple 2008-09-16 Apple Remote Desktop 3.2.2 Client Update (See Note)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:00