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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Adobe Version Cue Vendors:   Adobe Systems Incorporated
Adobe Version Cue (Mac OS X) Lets Local Users Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1014776
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2005-1842, CVE-2005-1843   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 8 2008
Original Entry Date:  Aug 23 2005
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Modification of system information, Modification of user information, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.0 and 1.0.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Adobe Version Cue for Mac OS X. A local user can gain elevated privileges on the target system.

Certain internal Version Cue files have special file permissions that can be exploited by a local user to gain system administrator privileges.

A local user can cause arbitrary libraries to be loaded with elevated privileges [CVE-2005-1843].

A local user can overwrite arbitrary files with elevated privileges [CVE-2005-1842].

This product is included as a feature of Adobe Creative Suite 1.0 and 1.3.

Impact:   A local user can obtain system administrator privileges on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix, available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X)

Message History:   None.

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