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CVE-2007-5829 Detail

Current Description

The Disk Mount scanner in Symantec AntiVirus for Macintosh 9.x and 10.x, Norton AntiVirus for Macintosh 10.0 and 10.1, and Norton Internet Security for Macintosh 3.x, uses a directory with weak permissions (group writable), which allows local admin users to gain root privileges by replacing unspecified files, which are executed when a user with physical access inserts a disk and the "Show Progress During Mount Scans" option is enabled.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/05/2007
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:H/Au:S/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 1.5


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): Single
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://securityresponse.symantec.com/avcenter/security/Content/2007.11.02.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018889
http://securitytracker.com/id?1018890
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26253
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3698 Vendor Advisory
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38229

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:a:symantec:norton_antivirus:9.0:*:macintosh:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:symantec:norton_antivirus:9.0.1:*:macintosh:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:symantec:norton_antivirus:9.0.2:*:macintosh:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:symantec:norton_antivirus:9.0.3:*:macintosh:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:symantec:norton_antivirus:10.0:*:macintosh:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:symantec:norton_antivirus:10.1:*:macintosh:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:symantec:norton_internet_security:3.0:*:macintosh:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2007-5829
NVD Published Date:
11/05/2007
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017