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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-0877

Mac OS X before 10.3 with core files enabled allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files and read core files via a symlink attack on core files that are created with predictable names in the /cores directory.
Publish Date : 2003-11-03 Last Update Date : 2017-07-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2003-0877

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Mac Os X 20

- References For CVE-2003-0877
XF macos-core-files-symlink(13542)
ATSTAKE A102803-1
BID 8917 Apple Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2003-10-28
BID 8914 Apple Mac OS X Core File Symbolic Link Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-0877

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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