CVE Reference: CVE-2013-3954

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CVE-2013-3954

Description:
The posix_spawn system call in the XNU kernel in Apple Mac OS X 10.8.x does not properly validate the data for file actions and port actions, which allows local users to (1) cause a denial of service (panic) via a size value that is inconsistent with a header count field, or (2) obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory via a certain size value in conjunction with a crafted buffer.

CVE Status:
Candidate

References:

ST
  1029054

SAID
  Secunia Advisory: SA54886

MISC
  http://www.syscan.org/index.php/sg/program/day/2
  http://antid0te.com/syscan_2013/SyScan2013_Mountain_Lion_iOS_Vulnerabilities_Garage_Sale_Whitepaper.pdf

CONFIRM
  http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5934

APPLE
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Sep/msg00006.html
  http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Oct/msg00004.html


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