Vulnerability Note VU#363112
Apple CrashDump privilege escalation
CrashReporter contains a privilege escalation vulnerability that may allow authenticated users to run commands as root.
CrashReporter is a debugging facility in Apple OS X that logs information program crashes.
CrashReporter contains a privilege escalation vulnerability. This vulnerability occurs because a user which has admin privileges can cause CrashReporter's log files to be written to arbitrary files as root. This vulnerability may result in the execution of commands with root privileges.
An authenticated attacker may be able to issue arbitrary commands with root privileges or overwrite arbitrary files.
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Apple Computer, Inc.||Affected||-||13 Mar 2007|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
This issue was made public on the Month of Apple Bugs website.
This document was written by Ryan Giobbi.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2007-0467
- Date Public: 28 Jan 2007
- Date First Published: 13 Mar 2007
- Date Last Updated: 13 Mar 2007
- Severity Metric: 0.35
- Document Revision: 15
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