Mac OS X Disk Image Mount Privilege Escalation

2002-11-04T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:7057
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2002-11-04T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

Mac OS X contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue is triggered when opening a disk image file that was created by another computer with administrator level privileges. No further details have been provided.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 10.2.2 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

Mac OS X contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue is triggered when opening a disk image file that was created by another computer with administrator level privileges. No further details have been provided.

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.apple.com/macosx/ Vendor Specific Solution URL: http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=25631 Keyword: 25631 ISS X-Force ID: 10818 CVE-2002-1266