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Improper Input Validation

CVE-2018-4046

Severity High
Score 7.1/10

Summary

An exploitable denial-of-service vulnerability exists in the helper service of Clean My Mac X, version 4.04, due to improper input validation. A user with local access can use this vulnerability to terminate a privileged helper application. An attacker would need local access to the machine for a successful exploit.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • HIGH
  • CHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE

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