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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-2324

The Repair Permissions tool in Disk Utility in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11 adds the setuid bit to the emacs executable file, which allows local users to gain privileges by executing commands within emacs.
Publish Date : 2008-08-03 Last Update Date : 2008-09-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.6
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
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 User
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-2324

# 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-2008-2324

http://secunia.com/advisories/31326
SECUNIA 31326
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/2268
VUPEN ADV-2008-2268
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30483
BID 30483 RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-005 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-08-01
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30492
BID 30492 Apple Mac OS X Disk Utility Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2008-08-01
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020605
SECTRACK 1020605
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/44132
XF macosx-diskutility-privilege-escalation(44132)
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce//2008/Jul/msg00003.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2008-07-31

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-2324

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


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