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[ Suresec Advisories ] - Mac OS X 10.4 - launchd local root vulnerability
Jun 08 2005 11:44PM
[ Suresec Advisories ] (advisories suresec org)
Re:[ Suresec Advisories ] - Mac OS X 10.4 - launchd local root vulnerability
Jun 10 2005 02:30PM
Jonathan Weiss (jw innerewut de)
> Securesec Security Advisory - #00003
> Apple Mac OS X 10.4 launchd race condition vulnerability
> Advisory: http://www.suresec.org/advisories/adv3.pdf
> A race condition vulnerability has been found in the temporary file
> creation done by the suid launchd program on Mac OSX 10.4.
> The for advisory for this can be downloaded from the Suresec website.
> Successful exploitation of this vulnerability results in stolen
> ownership of any file on the system. Using this it is trivial to get
> a root shell.
Is this fixed by the security update issued by apple some days ago?
> The vulnerability was discovered by Neil Archibald and Ilja Van Sprundel
jw (at) innerewut (dot) de [email concealed]
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