Executive Summary

Name CVE-2009-0141 First vendor Publication 2009-02-12
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-08-08

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 2.1 Attack Range Local
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 3.9 Authentication None Required
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XTerm in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11 and 10.5.6, when used with luit, creates tty devices with insecure world-writable permissions, which allows local users to write to the Xterm of another user.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2009-0141

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

Id Name
CAPEC-1 Accessing Functionality Not Properly Constrained by ACLs
CAPEC-17 Accessing, Modifying or Executing Executable Files
CAPEC-60 Reusing Session IDs (aka Session Replay)
CAPEC-61 Session Fixation
CAPEC-62 Cross Site Request Forgery (aka Session Riding)
CAPEC-122 Exploitation of Authorization
CAPEC-180 Exploiting Incorrectly Configured Access Control Security Levels
CAPEC-232 Exploitation of Privilege/Trust
CAPEC-234 Hijacking a privileged process

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Os 2
Os 2

OpenVAS Exploits

Date Description
2010-05-12 Name : Mac OS X Security Update 2009-001
File : nvt/macosx_secupd_2009-001.nasl
2009-11-17 Name : Mac OS X Version
File : nvt/macosx_version.nasl

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
51965 Apple Mac OS X tty Device Permission Weakness Arbitrary Xterm Write

Mac OS X contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to access ttys created by another user. The issue is triggered when xterm is used in conjunction with luit. It is possible that the flaw may allow a user to send information directly to another user's xterm resulting in a loss of integrity.

Nessus® Vulnerability Scanner

Date Description
2009-02-13 Name : The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update that fixes various security issues.
File : macosx_SecUpd2009-001.nasl - Type : ACT_GATHER_INFO

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
APPLE http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2009/Feb/msg00000.html
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/33798
CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3438
SECTRACK http://securitytracker.com/alerts/2009/Feb/1021729.html
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/33937
VUPEN http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2009/0422
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/48727

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