National Cyber Awareness System
Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-1516
Original release date:11/15/2011
The kSBXProfileNoNetwork and kSBXProfileNoInternet sandbox profiles in Apple Mac OS X 10.5.x through 10.7.x do not propagate restrictions to all created processes, which allows remote attackers to access network resources via a crafted application, as demonstrated by use of osascript to send Apple events to the launchd daemon, a related issue to CVE-2008-7303.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: High
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: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20111110 CORE-2011-0919: Apple OS X Sandbox Predefined Profiles Bypass
External Source: MISC
- Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)