passwd in Directory Services in Mac OS X 10.3.x before 10.3.9 and
10.4.x before 10.4.5 allows local users to create arbitrary
world-writable files as root by specifying an alternate file in the
password database option.
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IDEFENSE:20060302 Apple Mac OS X passwd Arbitrary Binary File Creation/Modification
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