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CVE-2006-5836 Detail

Description

The fpathconf syscall function in bsd/kern/kern_descrip.c in the Darwin kernel (XNU) 8.8.1 in Apple Mac OS X allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a file descriptor with an unrecognized file type.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/09/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Provides administrator access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=305214
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Mar/msg00002.html
http://projects.info-pull.com/mokb/MOKB-09-11-2006.html Exploit Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/20982 Exploit
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1017751
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-072A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4448
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/0930
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30152

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:opendarwin:darwin_kernel:8.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-5836
NVD Published Date:
11/09/2006
NVD Last Modified:
07/19/2017