A buffer overflow in Apple Mac OS X Directory Service's authentication process may allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to execute arbitrary code on a vulnerable system.
Apple Mac OS X Server Directory Service provides reading, writing, and authentication services within the Apple Open Directory Architecture. A buffer overflow exists in the authentication process used by Apple Directory Service. A buffer within an unspecified routine used by the authentication process can be overwritten via a specially crafted authentication request.
For more information, please refer to Apple Security Update 2005-007.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the Apple Directory Service's authentication process.
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This vulnerability was reported in Apple Security Update 2005-007.
This document was written by Jeff Gennari.
|Date First Published:||2005-08-17|
|Date Last Updated:||2005-08-17 17:13 UTC|