CVE-2007-3749

high

Description

The kernel in Apple Mac OS X 10.4 through 10.4.10 does not reset the current Mach Thread Port or Thread Exception Port when executing a setuid program, which allows local users to execute arbitrary code by creating the port before launching the setuid program, then writing to the address space of the setuid process.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Nov/msg00002.html

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/38466

Details

Source: Mitre, NVD

Published: 2007-11-15

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Severity: High

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Severity: High