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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.14251
Category:Mac OS X Local Security Checks
Title:Apple SA 2003-12-19
Summary:The remote host is missing Security Update 2003-12-19.;;Mac OS X contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user ;with physical access to gain root access. ;;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. ;;It is possible that the flaw may allow root access resulting ;in a loss of integrity.
Description:Summary:
The remote host is missing Security Update 2003-12-19.

Mac OS X contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user
with physical access to gain root access.

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.

It is possible that the flaw may allow root access resulting
in a loss of integrity.

Solution:
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=61798

CVSS Score:
7.2

CVSS Vector:
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

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)
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/343087
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/8945
XForce ISS Database: macos-ctrlc-gain-access(13573)
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/13573
CopyrightThis script is Copyright (C) 2004 David Maciejak

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