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Overview

Vulnerability Score 7.2 7.2
CVE Id CVE-2008-3609
Last Modified 07 Mar 2011 10:11:03
Published 16 Sep 2008 07:00:01
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector LOCAL
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-3609

Summary

The kernel in Apple Mac OS X 10.5 through 10.5.4 does not properly flush cached credentials during recycling (aka purging) of a vnode, which might allow local users to bypass the intended read or write permissions of a file.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.5

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.5.1

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.5.2

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.5.3

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.5.4

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.1

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.2

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.3

  • Apple Mac Os X Server 10.5.4


References

CERT - TA08-260A

BID - 31189

XF - macos-kernel-security-bypass(45169)

VUPEN - ADV-2008-2584

SECTRACK - 1020877

SECUNIA - 31882

APPLE - APPLE-SA-2008-09-15

Related Patches

Apple 2008-09-15 Security Update 2008-006 (PPC)

Apple 2008-09-15 Security Update 2008-006 Server (PPC)

Apple 2008-09-15 Mac OS X 10.5.5 Update

Apple 2008-09-15 Mac OS X Server 10.5.5 Combo Update

Apple 2008-09-15 Mac OS X Server 10.5.5 Update

Apple 2008-09-15 Security Update 2008-006 (Intel)

Apple 2008-09-15 Mac OS X 10.5.5 Combo Update

Apple 2008-09-15 Security Update 2008-006 Server (Intel)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:14