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).
This vulnerability was reported by Apple.
This document was written by Damon Morda.
|Date First Published:||2004-02-25|
|Date Last Updated:||2004-03-19 16:55 UTC|