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Test ID:
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.

Vulnerability Insight:
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.

Vulnerability Impact:
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.

CVSS Score:

CVSS Vector:

Cross-Ref: 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)
CopyrightThis script is Copyright (C) 2004 David Maciejak

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