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CVE-2007-3749 Detail

Current Description

The kernel in Apple Mac OS X 10.4 through 10.4.10 does not reset the current Mach Thread Port or Thread Exception Port when executing a setuid program, which allows local users to execute arbitrary code by creating the port before launching the setuid program, then writing to the address space of the setuid process.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/14/2007
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307041
http://labs.idefense.com/intelligence/vulnerabilities/display.php?id=630
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Nov/msg00002.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26444
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-319A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3868 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38466

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-3749
NVD Published Date:
11/14/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017