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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2006-4887

Original release date: 09/19/2006
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Apple Remote Desktop (ARD) for Mac OS X 10.2.8 and later does not drop privileges on the remote machine while installing certain applications, which allows local users to bypass authentication and gain privileges by selecting the icon during installation. NOTE: it could be argued that the issue is not in Remote Desktop itself, but in applications that are installed while using it.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060926 Re: Re: Apple Remote Desktop root vulneravility
External Source: BID
Name: 20092
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060918 Apple Remote Desktop root vulneravility
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 32260
External Source: XF
Name: apple-remote-desktop-gain-privileges(29060)
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20060920 Re: Apple Remote Desktop root vulneravility

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