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CVE-2005-4217 Detail

Current Description

Perl in Apple Mac OS X Server 10.3.9 does not properly drop privileges when using the "$<" variable to set uid, which allows attackers to gain privileges.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides user account access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=303382
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2006/Mar/msg00000.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15833
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/16907
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-062A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2005/2869 Vendor Advisory
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/0791 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/23561

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.3.9:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2005-4217
NVD Published Date:
12/14/2005
NVD Last Modified:
07/19/2017