Mac OS X 10.4.x < 10.4.5 Kernel Undocumented System Call Local DoS

Low Nessus Plugin ID 20911


The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update which fixes a security issue.


The remote host is running a version of Mac OS X 10.4.x that is prior to 10.4.5.

Mac OS X 10.4.5 contains a security fix for a local denial of service vulnerability. A malicious local user may trigger the vulnerability by invoking an undocumented system call.


Upgrade to Mac OS X 10.4.5 :

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 20911

File Name: macosx_10_4_5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.15 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2006/02/15

Modified: 2016/11/28

Dependencies: 12634, 12218

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 2.1

Temporal Score: 1.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/02/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/02/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-0382

BID: 16654

OSVDB: 23190