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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0055

Foundation in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11 creates world-writable directories while NSFileManager copies files recursively and only modifies the permissions afterward, which allows local users to modify copied files to cause a denial of service and possibly gain privileges.
Publish Date : 2008-03-18 Last Update Date : 2008-10-11
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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) Denial Of ServiceGain privileges
CWE ID 362

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-0055

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Mac Os X 1
Apple Mac Os X Server 1

- References For CVE-2008-0055

http://secunia.com/advisories/29420
SECUNIA 29420
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0924/references
VUPEN ADV-2008-0924
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28304
BID 28304 RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-002 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-03-22
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28343
BID 28343 Apple Mac OS X Foundation NSFileManager Insecure Directory Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2008-03-20
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1019649
SECTRACK 1019649
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/41299
XF macos-nsfilemanager-priv-escalation(41299)
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA08-079A.html
CERT TA08-079A
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2008/Mar/msg00001.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-03-18
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307562 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0055

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


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