Vulnerability Note VU#578886
Apple Mac OS X contains a vulnerability in DiskArbitration when initializing writable removable media
Apple Mac OS X contains a vulnerability in the way DiskArbitration initializes writable removable media.
The DiskArbitration Server in Apple Mac OS X tracks new disks and provides notifications announcing their availability. There is a non-specific vulnerability identified as CAN-2004-0167 in Apple Security Advisory Update 2004-02-23. This vulnerability is related to initialization of writable removable media (i.e., potentially CD-RW and DVD+RW disks).
The complete impact of this vulnerability is not yet known.
Apple has released a patch to address this vulnerability. For further details, please see the Apple Security Advisory (Security Update 2004-02-23).
Systems Affected (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|Apple Computer Inc.||Affected||-||25 Feb 2004|
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This vulnerability was reported by Apple.
This document was written by Damon Morda.
- CVE IDs: CAN-2004-0167
- Date Public: 24 Feb 2004
- Date First Published: 25 Feb 2004
- Date Last Updated: 19 Mar 2004
- Document Revision: 13
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