The PPP daemon (pppd) in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.8 checks ownership of the
stdin file descriptor to determine if the invoker has sufficient
privileges, which allows local users to load arbitrary plugins and
gain root privileges by bypassing this check.
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IDEFENSE:20070524 Apple Computer Mac OS X pppd Plugin Loading Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
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