updated 04:45 pm EST, Mon February 17, 2003
@stake, Inc., notes that in the Classic Environment, which could allow users to gain root privileges: "TruBlueEnvironment is part of the MacOS Classic Emulator. It is setuid root and installed by default. By setting certain environment variables, it is possible to overwrite any file on the system, or create arbitrary files owned as root with the attacker's umask. This vulnerability can be leveraged to create files that will get executed by root through the cron facility."
Meanwhile, Nick Sayer has written a Perl script for getting Apple's AirPort Extreme driver, now available in Mac OS X 10.2.4, to recognize the Linksys WPC54G PC Card (and perhaps the Linksys WMP54G PCI card)--both of which feature 802.11g compatibility. (Previously, the AirPort driver was only available with AirPort 3.01 software, which was bundle with AirPort Extreme BaseStation.)