The gm4 utility of Mac OS X contains a buffer overflow, which may allow a root compromise through other programs.
The gm4 utility of Mac OS X contains a buffer overflow. Some setuid root programs on Mac OS X may rely on gm4, possibly allowing a root compromise through these programs.
An attacker may gain root privileges on the Mac OS X system.
The CERT/CC is currently unaware of a practical solution to this problem.
Thanks to KF for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Shawn Van Ittersum.
|Date First Published:||2002-09-23|
|Date Last Updated:||2003-04-11 22:10 UTC|