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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2009-2835

Severity Medium
Score 4.6/10

Summary

The kernel in Apple Mac OS X before 10.6.2 does not properly handle task state segments, which allows local users to gain privileges, cause a denial of service (system crash), or obtain sensitive information via unspecified vectors.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL
  • PARTIAL

CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published