Apple Mac OS X Image Capture Web server directory traversal

macosx-imagecapture-directory-traversal (42718) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

The Apple Mac OS X Image Capture Web server could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to view arbitrary files on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 4.4
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Apply Security Update 2008-003, available from the Apple Web site. See References.

References:

  • Apple Web site: About the security content of Security Update 2008-003 / Mac OS X 10.5.3.
  • BID-29412: RETIRED: Apple Mac OS X 2008-003 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
  • BID-29501: Apple Mac OS X Image Capture Webserver Directory Traversal Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-1571: Directory traversal vulnerability in the embedded web server in Image Capture in Apple Mac OS X before 10.5 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via directory traversal sequences in the URI.
  • OSVDB ID: 45705: Apple Mac OS X Image Capture Embedded Web Server Traversal Arbitrary File Access
  • SA30430: Apple Mac OS X Security Update Fixes Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1020141: Mac OS X Image Capture Lets Local Users View Files and Gain Elevated Privileges

Platforms Affected:

  • Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11
  • Apple Mac OS X Server 10.4.11

Reported:

May 28, 2008

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