CVE Reference: CVE-2009-1235

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CVE-2009-1235

Description:
XNU 1228.9.59 and earlier on Apple Mac OS X 10.5.6 and earlier does not properly restrict interaction between user space and the HFS IOCTL handler, which allows local users to overwrite kernel memory and gain privileges by attaching an HFS+ disk image and performing certain steps involving HFS_GET_BOOT_INFO fcntl calls.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

ST
  1022671

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA36096
  Secunia Advisory: SA34424

MISC
  http://www.informationweek.com/news/hardware/mac/showArticle.jhtml?articleID=216401181
  http://www.digit-labs.org/files/exploits/xnu-hfs-fcntl-v2.sh
  http://www.digit-labs.org/files/exploits/xnu-hfs-fcntl-v2.c

MILW0RM
  http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/8266

CONFIRM
  http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3757

CERT
  http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA09-218A.html

BID
  34203

APPLE
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Aug/msg00001.html


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