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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-4392

The Mach kernel, as used in operating systems including (1) Mac OS X 10.4 through 10.4.7 and (2) OpenStep before 4.2, allows local users to gain privileges via a parent process that forces an exception in a setuid child and uses Mach exception ports to modify the child's thread context and task address space in a way that causes the child to call a parent-controlled function.
Publish Date : 2006-10-03 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.2
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-4392

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Next Openstep 4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Mac Os X 8
Next Openstep 1

- References For CVE-2006-4392

http://www.matasano.com/log/530/matasano-advisory-macos-x-mach-exception-server-privilege-escalation/
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/447396/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20060929 Matasano Advisory: MacOS X Mach Exception Server Privilege Escalation
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/29281
XF macos-kernel-code-execution(29281)
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2006/Sep/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2006-09-29
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20271
BID 20271 Apple Mac OS X Pre 10.4.8 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2006-10-03
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/3852
VUPEN ADV-2006-3852
http://secunia.com/advisories/22187
SECUNIA 22187
http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/838404
CERT-VN VU#838404
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA06-275A.html
CERT TA06-275A
http://www.osvdb.org/29269
OSVDB 29269
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016954
SECTRACK 1016954
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/1663
SREASON 1663

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-4392

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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