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The remote host is affected by a local privilege escalation
The remote Mac OS X host is missing Security Update 2003-12-19.
Mac OS X contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user
with local 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.
See also :
Apply Mac OS X security update 2003-12-19.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.2
CVSS Temporal Score : 6.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 14251 (apple-sa-2004-08-09.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 8945
CVE ID: CVE-2003-1011
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