Current Description

The "at" commands on Mac OS X 10.3.7 and earlier do not properly drop privileges, which allows local users to (1) delete arbitrary files via atrm, (2) execute arbitrary programs via the -f argument to batch, or (3) read arbitrary files via the -f argument to batch, which generates a job file that is readable by the local user.

Basic Data

PublishedMay 02, 2005
Last ModifiedAugust 13, 2018
Data TypeCVE
Data FormatMITRE
Data Version4.0
Problem TypeNVD-CWE-Other
CVE Data Version4.0

Base Metric V2

CVSS 2 - Version2.0
CVSS 2 - Vector StringAV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
CVSS 2 - Access VectorLOCAL
CVSS 2 - Access ComplexityLOW
CVSS 2 - AuthenticationNONE
CVSS 2 - Confidentiality ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Availability ImpactCOMPLETE
CVSS 2 - Base Score7.2
Exploitability Score3.9
Impact Score10.0
Obtain All Privilegetrue
Obtain User Privilegefalse
Obtain Other Privilegefalse

Base Metric V3

No data provided.


  • OR - Configuration 1
    Cpe VersionPartVendorProductVersionUpdateEditionLanguageSW EditionTarget SWTarget HWOtherVersion Start IncludingVersion End IncludingVersion Start ExcludingVersion End Excluding
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X10.3.4*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X10.3.7*******
    2.3OSAppleMac Os X Server10.3.7*******

Vulnerable Software List

Apple Mac Os X Server 10.3.7
Apple Mac Os X 10.3.4, 10.3.7


APPLE-SA-2005-01-25 Vendor Advisory
20050127 DMA[2005-0127a] - 'Apple OSX batch family poor use of setuid'[2005-0127a].txt[2005-0127a].txtMISCBroken Link
VU#678150 Third Party Advisory US Government Resource