Stack-based buffer overflow in the Networking component in Apple Mac OS X 10.4 through 10.4.10 allows local users to execute arbitrary code via a crafted IOCTL request that adds an AppleTalk zone to a routing table.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
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
"By sending a maliciously crafted ioctl request to an
AppleTalk socket, a local user may cause an unexpected system
shutdown or arbitrary code execution with system privileges."
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US-CERT Vulnerability Note:
20071114 Apple Mac OS X AppleTalk Socket IOCTL Kernel Stack Buffer Overflow Vulnerability