27738 : Apple Mac OS X dyld Search Path Subversion Arbitrary Code Execution
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2006-07-14

Description

Mac OS X contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to execute arbitrary code. The issue is triggered when some dynamic linker options are used to read user-specified search paths and may allow user-specified output to be parsed by privileged applications. It is possible that the flaw may allow arbitrary code execution resulting in a loss of integrity.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Exploit: Exploit Unknown

Solution

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Apple has released a patch (Security Update 2006-004) to address this vulnerability.

Products

Apple Inc.
Mac OS X
10.4
10.4.1
10.4.2
10.4.3
10.4.4
10.4.5
10.4.6
10.4.7

References

Credit

  • Neil Archibald -

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.2
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2006-08-04 | Disagree?

Access_vector_0 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_2 Integrity_impact_2 Availability_impact_2

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