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CVE-2007-4703 Detail

Current Description

The Application Firewall in Apple Mac OS X 10.5 does not prevent a root process from accepting incoming connections, even when "Block incoming connections" has been set for its associated executable, which might allow remote attackers or local root processes to bypass intended access restrictions.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/15/2007
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

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


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307004 Patch
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Nov/msg00004.html Patch
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018958
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26460
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3897 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38479

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-4703
NVD Published Date:
11/15/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017