Integer signedness error in the ttioctl function in bsd/kern/tty.c in the xnu kernel in Apple Mac OS X 10.4 through 10.4.10 allows local users to cause a denial of service (system shutdown) or gain privileges via a crafted TIOCSETD ioctl request.
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
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20071115 [TKADV2007-001] Mac OS X TIOCSETD IOCTL Kernel Memory Corruption Vulnerability
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