Mac OS X DiskArbitration Removable Media Initialization Weakness

2004-02-23T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:6824
Type osvdb
Reporter Aaron(aaron@vtty.com)
Modified 2004-02-23T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

Mac OS X contains a flaw relating to the initialization of removable media. The issue is related to an improper environment variable. The issue is triggered when an individual attempts to initialize removable media (DVD R for example). No further details have been provided.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 10.3.4 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. It is also possible to correct the flaw by implementing the following workaround(s): Apply patch Security Update 2004-05-03.

Short Description

Mac OS X contains a flaw relating to the initialization of removable media. The issue is related to an improper environment variable. The issue is triggered when an individual attempts to initialize removable media (DVD R for example). No further details have been provided.

References:

Vendor Specific Advisory URL Secunia Advisory ID:10959 ISS X-Force ID: 15300 CVE-2004-0167 CERT VU: 578886 Bugtraq ID: 9731