High

CVE-2003-0171 - Unspecified vulnerability in Apple MAC OS X Server

Publication: 2003-05-05
Summary

DirectoryServices in MacOS X trusts the PATH environment variable to locate and execute the touch command, which allows local users to execute arbitrary commands by modifying the PATH to point to a directory containing a malicious touch program.

Risk level (CVSS 7.2)

High

7.2

Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Authentication

  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Affected Products

  • Apple MAC OS X 10.0
  • Apple MAC OS X Server 10.0
  • Apple MAC OS X 10.0.1
  • Apple MAC OS X 10.0.2
  • Apple MAC OS X 10.0.3
  • Apple MAC OS X 10.0.4
  • Apple MAC OS X 10.1
  • Apple MAC OS X 10.1.1
  • Apple MAC OS X 10.1.2
  • Apple MAC OS X 10.1.3
  • Apple MAC OS X 10.1.4
  • Apple MAC OS X 10.1.5
  • Apple MAC OS X Server 10.2
  • Apple MAC OS X 10.2
  • Apple MAC OS X 10.2.1
  • Apple MAC OS X Server 10.2.1
  • Apple MAC OS X 10.2.2
  • Apple MAC OS X Server 10.2.2
  • Apple MAC OS X 10.2.3
  • Apple MAC OS X Server 10.2.3
  • Apple MAC OS X 10.2.4
  • Apple MAC OS X Server 10.2.4