Apple Mac OS X Kernel MACH_MSG_SEND Local Heap Overflow Vulnerability

Apple Mac OS X kernel is prone to a local heap-overflow vulnerability.

Specifically, the vulnerability affects the 'mach_msg_send()' function of the kernel. A successful attack may result in a complete compromise. Failed exploit attempts will most likely result in a denial-of-service condition.

All versions of the operating system are considered be vulnerable.


 

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