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Test ID:1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.810985
Category:Mac OS X Local Security Checks
Title:Apple Mac OS X Privilege Escalation Vulnerability-HT207797
Summary:Apple Mac OS X is prone to a privilege escalation vulnerability.
Description:Summary:
Apple Mac OS X is prone to a privilege escalation vulnerability.

Vulnerability Insight:
The flaw is due to poor filesystem
restrictions

Vulnerability Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow attacker
to gain system privileges.

Affected Software/OS:
Apple Mac OS X versions 10.11.x through
10.11.6 and 10.12.x through 10.12.4

Solution:
For Apple Mac OS X version 10.12.x before
10.12.4 update to 10.12.5 and for versions 10.11.x through 10.11.6 apply the
appropriate security patch described in the references.

CVSS Score:
7.6

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

Cross-Ref: Common Vulnerability Exposure (CVE) ID: CVE-2017-2533
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42146/
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-17-357/
https://phoenhex.re/2017-06-09/pwn2own-diskarbitrationd-privesc
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038484
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