Vulnerability Note VU#461412
Apple Mac OS X Server servermgrd authentication vulnerable to buffer overflow
Apple Mac OS X Server servermgrd contains an unspecified buffer overflow vulnerability in the authentication handling routines. This vulnerability may lead to remote execution of arbitrary code.
Mac OS X Server contains the servermgrd application for back-end management purposes. The authentication routines used in servermgrd contain an unspecified buffer overflow vulnerability that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code.
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Please see Apple Security Update 2005-007 for details on workarounds, fixes, and updates.
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|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Apple Computer, Inc.||Affected||-||17 Aug 2005|
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Thanks to Apple Product Security for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Ken MacInnis.
- CVE IDs: CAN-2005-2518
- Date Public: 15 Aug 2005
- Date First Published: 17 Aug 2005
- Date Last Updated: 17 Aug 2005
- Severity Metric: 14.11
- Document Revision: 7
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