Apple Mac OS X BOM archive file overwrite
|macos-bom-archive-file-overwrite (26405)||Medium Risk|
Apple Mac OS X and Mac OS X Server could allow a remote attacker to overwrite arbitrary files on the system. A remote attacker could create a specially-crated archive file containing directory traversal symbolic links which, once the files are extracted, could cause BOM to create or overwrite arbitrary files on the system.
Apply Apple Security Update 2006-003, available from the Apple Web site. See References.
- Apple Security Update 2006-003: About Security Update 2006-003.
- US-CERT Technical Cyber Security Alert TA06-132A: Apple Mac Products Affected by Multiple Vulnerabilities.
- BID-17951: Apple Mac OS X Security Update 2006-003 Multiple Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2006-1440: BOM in Apple Mac OS X 10.3.9 and 10.4.6 allows attackers to overwrite arbitrary files via an archive that contains symbolic links.
- OSVDB ID: 25584: Apple Mac OS X BOM Archive Expansion Arbitrary File Overwrite
- SA20077: Mac OS X Security Update Fixes Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SECTRACK ID: 1016082: Apple Mac OS X Kernel Components Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
- Apple Mac OS X 10.3.9
- Apple Mac OS X 10.4.6
- Apple Mac OS X Server 10.3.9
- Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.6
May 11, 2006
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