|Category:||Mac OS X Local Security Checks|
|Title:||Apple SA 2003-12-19|
|Summary:||The remote host is missing Security Update 2003-12-19.|
The remote host is missing Security Update 2003-12-19.
The issue is triggered when the Ctrl and c keys are pressed
on the connected USB keyboard during boot and thus interrupting the system initialization.
Mac OS X contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user
with physical access to gain root access.
It is possible that the flaw may allow root access resulting
in a loss of integrity.
Install Security Update 2003-12-19 or later.
BugTraq ID: 8945|
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2003-1011
Bugtraq: 20031031 Console Root On OSX up to 10.2.8 (Google Search)
XForce ISS Database: macos-ctrlc-gain-access(13573)
|Copyright||This script is Copyright (C) 2004 David Maciejak|
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