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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-0345

Original release date: 01/17/2007
Last revised: 03/07/2011
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The (1) Activity Monitor.app/Contents/Resources/pmTool, (2) Keychain Access.app/Contents/Resources/kcproxy, and (3) ODBC Administrator.app/Contents/Resources/iodbcadmintool programs in /Applications/Utilities/ in Mac OS X 10.4.8 have weak permissions (writable by admin group), which allows local admin users to gain root privileges by modifying a program and then performing permissions repair via diskutil.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.1
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: OSVDB
Name: 32701
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 3136
External Source: MISC
Name: http://projects.info-pull.com/moab/MOAB-15-01-2007.html
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 32702
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 32700
External Source: XF
Name: macosx-applications-privilege-escalation(31530)

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.8

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