Apple Mac OS X SFLServer Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

Apple Mac OS X is prone to a local privilege-escalation vulnerability affecting the 'SFLServer' application.

Successful exploits can allow attackers to execute arbitrary code with system-level privileges, resulting in the complete compromise of the affected computer.

The following are vulnerable:

Mac OS X 10.5.8
Mac OS X Server 10.5.8
Mac OS X 10.6 through 10.6.2
Mac OS X Server 10.6 through 10.6.2

NOTE: This issue was previously covered in BID 39020 (Apple Mac OS X APPLE-SA-2010-03-29-1 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities) but has been assigned its own record to better document it.


 

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