CVE-2006-6127

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Description

Apple Mac OS X kernel allows local users to cause a denial of service via a process that uses kevent to register a queue and an event, then fork a child process that uses kevent to register an event for the same queue as the parent.

References

http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307041

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Nov/msg00002.html

http://projects.info-pull.com/mokb/MOKB-24-11-2006.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/23114

http://secunia.com/advisories/27643

http://www.osvdb.org/30695

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21285

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26444

http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-319A.html

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4715

http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3868

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30544

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2006-11-27

Updated: 2017-07-29

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.1

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
4284Mac OS X < 10.4.11 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2007-008)Nessus Network MonitorOperating System Detection
critical
28212Mac OS X < 10.4.11 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2007-008)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical