Application Enhancer (APE) ApplicationEnhancer binary privilege escalation
|ape-appenhancer-privilege-escalation (31349)||High Risk|
Application Enhancer (APE) could allow a local attacker to gain elevated privileges, caused by insecure permissions on the ApplicationEnhancer binary and /Library/Frameworks directory. A local attacker could overwrite the ApplicationEnhancer binary to gain root privileges on the vulnerable system.
No remedy available as of August 1, 2014.
- Application Enhancer (APE) Web site: [unsanity] Application Enhancer - Enhance the applications by loading modules.
- MOAB-08-01-2007: Application Enhancer (APE) Local Privilege Escalation.
- BID-21951: Application Enhancer Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
- CVE-2007-0162: Unsanity Application Enhancer (APE) 2.0.2 installs with insecure permissions for the (1) ApplicationEnhancer binary and the (2) /Library/Frameworks/ApplicationEnhancer.framework directory, which allows local users to gain privileges by modifying or replacing the binary or library files.
- OSVDB ID: 32661: Unsanity Application Enhancer Permission Weakness Privilege Escalation
- SA23649: Unsanity Application Enhancer Insecure Permissions
- Unsanity Application Enhancer (APE) 2.02
Jan 08, 2007
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