2007-0739 | Apple Mac OS X Local Privilege Escalation (BID-23569 / SA24966)
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The bug was discovered 04/17/2007. The weakness was shared 04/24/2007 by Landon Fuller with Mu Security research team (Website). The advisory is shared at us-cert.gov. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2007-0739 since 02/05/2007. The exploitation is known to be easy. An attack has to be approached locally. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 07/14/2021).
It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 3 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 25081 (Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2007-004)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family MacOS X Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 115539 (Apple Mac OS X Security Update 2007-004 Not Installed (APPLE-SA-2007-04-19)).
Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.
The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 23569), Secunia (SA24966), SecurityTracker (ID 1017939), Vulnerability Center (SBV-14951) and Tenable (25081). The entries 2060, 2870, 33942 and 34769 are related to this item.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.9
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3
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04/19/2007 +2 days 🔍
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04/24/2007 +3 days 🔍
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04/26/2007 +2 days 🔍
10/09/2012 +1993 days 🔍
03/13/2015 +885 days 🔍
07/14/2021 +2315 days 🔍Vendor: https://www.apple.com/
CVE: CVE-2007-0739 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 23569 – Apple Mac OS X 2007-004 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
Vulnerability Center: 14951 – Apple Mac OS X Login Window Authentication Bypass via Software Update Window, Low
OSVDB: 34864 – Apple Mac OS X Login Window Software Update Authentication Bypass
Created: 03/13/2015 14:56
Updated: 07/14/2021 12:34
Changes: (3) source_nessus_risk exploit_price_0day vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore
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