This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update which fixes a security
The remote host is running a version of Mac OS X 10.4 which is older
than version 10.4.6.
Mac OS X 10.4.6 contains a security fix for a local authentication
bypass vulnerability. A malicious local user may exploit this
vulnerability to bypass the firmware password and gain access to
Single User mode.
This vulnerability only affects intel-based Macintoshes.
See also :
Upgrade to Mac OS X 10.4.6 :
Risk factor :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.6
CVSS Temporal Score : 3.8
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks
Nessus Plugin ID: 21175 (macosx_10_4_6.nasl)
Bugtraq ID: 17364
CVE ID: CVE-2006-0401
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