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Apple iTunes security update for CVE-2014-1347

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Apple iTunes security update for CVE-2014-1347

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/18/2014
Created
07/25/2018
Added
05/28/2014
Modified
06/20/2019

Description

Apple iTunes before 11.2.1 on OS X sets world-writable permissions for /Users and /Users/Shared during reboots, which allows local users to modify files, and consequently obtain access to arbitrary user accounts, via standard filesystem operations.

Solution(s)

  • apple-itunes-upgrade-11_2_1

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