CVE-ID

CVE-2008-3609

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Description
The kernel in Apple Mac OS X 10.5 through 10.5.4 does not properly flush cached credentials during recycling (aka purging) of a vnode, which might allow local users to bypass the intended read or write permissions of a file.
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Date Entry Created
20080812 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Assigned (20080812)
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Proposed (Legacy)
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