Mac OS X System Configuration Arbitrary Network Modification

2004-01-26T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:6819
Type osvdb
Reporter Dave G.(daveg@atstake.com)
Modified 2004-01-26T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

Mac OS X contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to modify network settings. The issue is triggered because a remote attacker can modify the configd file. It is possible that the flaw may allow arbitrary modification of network settings resulting in a loss of integrity.

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 malicious user to modify network settings. The issue is triggered because a remote attacker can modify the configd file. It is possible that the flaw may allow arbitrary modification of network settings resulting in a loss of integrity.

References:

Vendor Specific Advisory URL ISS X-Force ID: 14997 CVE-2004-0087 Bugtraq ID: 9504