CVE-2011-0182

HIGH

Description

The i386_set_ldt system call in the kernel in Apple Mac OS X before 10.6.7 does not properly handle call gates, which allows local users to gain privileges via vectors involving the creation of a call gate entry.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2011/Mar/msg00006.html

http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8402

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4581

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-03-23

Updated: 2012-02-14

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.2

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH