April 12th, 2003, 05:15 AM
format string vulnerability
well i did a quick search on AO and didn't find anything on this topic so here it is --
The gm4 utility of Mac OS X contains a buffer overflow , which may allow a root compromise through other programs an attacker may get a root access(just another vulnerability for hackers to work on) on MAC OS and most importantly no patches have been released yet.for more information here is the link --
if the link doesn't work plz cut and paste in URL.
if u find any othere info please post.
April 12th, 2003, 05:32 AM
another one for the security experts to take care.thanks for the information.