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CVE-2006-6127 Detail

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.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/26/2006

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional 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=307041
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Nov/msg00002.html
http://projects.info-pull.com/mokb/MOKB-24-11-2006.html Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21285 Exploit
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26444
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-319A.html US Government Resource
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/4715
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2007/3868
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/30544

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-6127
NVD Published Date:
11/26/2006
NVD Last Modified:
07/28/2017