Mac OS X crontabs Cleanup Script Local DoS

2007-05-25T11:33:50
ID OSVDB:35145
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2007-05-25T11:33:50

Description

Vulnerability Description

Mac OS X contains a flaw that may allow a denial of service. The issue is triggered when the daily cleanup script deletes filesystems mounted under /tmp, and will result in loss of availability for the platform.

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Apple has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Short Description

Mac OS X contains a flaw that may allow a denial of service. The issue is triggered when the daily cleanup script deletes filesystems mounted under /tmp, and will result in loss of availability for the platform.

References:

Vendor Specific Advisory URL Security Tracker: 1018117 Secunia Advisory ID:25402 Related OSVDB ID: 35141 Related OSVDB ID: 35143 Related OSVDB ID: 35147 Related OSVDB ID: 35142 Related OSVDB ID: 35146 Related OSVDB ID: 35144 Mail List Post: http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/May/msg00004.html ISS X-Force ID: 34500 FrSIRT Advisory: ADV-2007-1939 CVE-2007-0751 Bugtraq ID: 24144