Vulnerability Note VU#315856
Apple Mac OS X UserNotificationCenter privilege escalation vulnerability
Apple's UserNotificationCenter contains a vulnerability that may allow local users to gain elevated privileges.
The Apple UserNotificationCenter contains a privilege escalation vulnerability.
This vulnerability occurs because the Apple UserNotificationCenter runs with elevated privileges while operating on input submitted by users with normal privileges.
A user with valid login credentials may be able to run commands or modify system files with elevated privileges.
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|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Apple Computer, Inc.||Affected||-||16 Feb 2007|
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LMH published this vulnerability on the Month of Apple Bugs website.
This document was written by Ryan Giobbi.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2007-0023
- Date Public: 23 Jan 2007
- Date First Published: 19 Feb 2007
- Date Last Updated: 19 Feb 2007
- Severity Metric: 1.49
- Document Revision: 23
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