CVE-2009-2840

MEDIUM

Description

Spotlight in Apple Mac OS X 10.5.8 does not properly handle temporary files, which allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files in the context of a different user's privileges via unspecified vectors.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Nov/msg00000.html

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3937

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/36956

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/3184

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2009-11-10

Updated: 2009-11-17

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.9

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (3 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
800795Mac OS X 10.6 < 10.6.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesLog Correlation EngineOperating System Detection
high
5227Mac OS X 10.6 < 10.6.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorGeneric
critical
42433Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2009-006)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical