|Category:||Mac OS X Local Security Checks|
|Title:||Apple Mac OS X 'i386_set_ldt()' Privilege Escalation Vulnerability|
|Summary:||This host is installed with Mac OS X and is prone to a privilege; escalation vulnerability.|
This host is installed with Mac OS X and is prone to a privilege
The flaw is due to a privilege checking issue exists in the
i386_set_ldt system call, while handling call gates. This allows local users to gain privileges via vectors
involving the creation of a call gate entry.
Successful exploitation will allow attackers to execute arbitrary code
with elevated privileges.
Mac OS X version 10.6 through 10.6.6
Mac OS X Server version 10.6 through 10.6.6.
Upgrade to Mac OS X / Mac OS X Server version 10.6.7 or later.
BugTraq ID: 46997|
Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2011-0182
|Copyright||Copyright (C) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH|
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