CVE Reference: CVE-2005-2748

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CVE-2005-2748

Description:
The malloc function in the libSystem library in Apple Mac OS X 10.3.9 and 10.4.2 allows local users to overwrite arbitrary files by setting the MallocLogFile environment variable to the target file before running a setuid application.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA16920

MISC
  http://www.suresec.org/advisories/adv7.pdf

CIAC
  http://www.ciac.org/ciac/bulletins/p-312.shtml

AUSCERT
  http://www.auscert.org.au/5509

APPLE
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2005/Sep/msg00002.html


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