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Race condition vulnerability in the rmtree function via a symlink attack in Apple Mac OS X

ID: oval:org.secpod.oval:def:3836Date: (C)2012-01-20   (M)2017-12-01
Class: VULNERABILITYFamily: macos




The host is installed with Apple Mac OS X server before 10.5.8 and is prone to a race condition vulnerability. A flaw is present in the application, which fails to properly handle symbolic links. Successful exploitation could allow local user with write access to a directory that is being deleted may cause arbitrary files to be removed with the privileges of the perl process

Platform:
Apple Mac OS X 10.5
Apple Mac OS X Server 10.5
Reference:
CVE-2008-5302
CVE    1
CVE-2008-5302
CPE    2
cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x_server
cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x

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