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Apple SA 2003-12-19 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for Security Update 2003-12-19
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing Security Update 2003-12-19.
Mac OS X contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user
with physical access to gain root access.
The issue is triggered when the Ctrl and c keys are pressed
on the connected USB keyboard during boot and thus interrupting
the system initialization.
It is possible that the flaw may allow root access resulting
in a loss of integrity.
Solution : http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=61798
Threat Level: High
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