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Archived - About Security Update 2005-004

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This document describes Security Update 2005-004, which can be downloaded and installed using Software Update, or from Apple Downloads.

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Security Update 2005-004

  • iSync
    Available for: iSync 1.5 on Mac OS X v10.2.8 and Mac OS X v10.3.x
    CVE-ID: CAN-2005-0193
    Impact: A buffer overflow in iSync could lead to local privilege escalation.
    Description: The iSync helper tool mRouter contains a buffer overflow vulnerability. This could result in the execution of arbitrary commands as root by local system users. Security Update 2005-004 fixes this issue by providing a patched version of mRouter. Credit to Braden Thomas for reporting this issue.
Last Modified: Feb 19, 2012
  • Last Modified: Feb 19, 2012
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