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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2009-1235

Original release date: 04/02/2009
Last revised: 08/13/2009
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

XNU 1228.9.59 and earlier on Apple Mac OS X 10.5.6 and earlier does not properly restrict interaction between user space and the HFS IOCTL handler, which allows local users to overwrite kernel memory and gain privileges by attaching an HFS+ disk image and performing certain steps involving HFS_GET_BOOT_INFO fcntl calls.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.2 (HIGH) (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Locally exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BID
Name: 34203
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 8266
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-0822
Type: Advisory
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.informationweek.com/news/hardware/mac/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=216401181
External Source: SECTRACK
Name: 1022671
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3757
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.digit-labs.org/files/exploits/xnu-hfs-fcntl-v2.sh
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2009-2172
US-CERT Vulnerability Note: CERT
Name: TA09-218A
External Source: APPLE
Name: APPLE-SA-2009-08-05-1
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.digit-labs.org/files/exploits/xnu-hfs-fcntl-v2.c
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 36096
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 34424

Vulnerable software and versions

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* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.0
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.0.0
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.0.1
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.0.2
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.0.3
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.0.4
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.1
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.1.0
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.1.1
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.1.2
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.1.3
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.1.4
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.1.5
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.2
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.2.0
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.2.1
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.2.2
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.2.3
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.2.4
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.2.5
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.2.6
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.2.7
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.2.8
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.3
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.3.0
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.3.1
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.3.2
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.3.3
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.3.4
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.3.5
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.3.6
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.3.7
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.3.8
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.3.9
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.0
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.1
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.10
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.11
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.2
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.3
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.4
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.5
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.6
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.7
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.8
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.8::mac_mini
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.8::macbook
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.8::macbook_pro
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.4.9
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.0
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.1
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.2
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.2:2008-002
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.3
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.4
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.5
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.5.6 and previous versions
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.0
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.0.0
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.0.1
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.0.2
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.0.3
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.0.4
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.1
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.1.0
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.1.1
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.1.2
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.1.3
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.1.4
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.1.5
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.2
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.2.0
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.2.1
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.2.2
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.2.3
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.2.4
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.2.5
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.2.6
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.2.7
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.2.8
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.3
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.3.0
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.3.1
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.3.2
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.3.3
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.3.4
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.3.5
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.3.6
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.3.7
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.3.8
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.3.9
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.0
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.1
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.10
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.11
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.2
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.3
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.4
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.5
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.6
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.7
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.8
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.4.9
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.0
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.1
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.2
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.3
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.4
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.5
* cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server:10.5.6 and previous versions
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Technical Details

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  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)