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Mac OS X < 10.4.6 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for the version of Mac OS X
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is missing a Mac OS X update which fixes a security
The remote host is running a version of Mac OS X 10.4 which is older than
Mac OS X 10.4.6 contains several security fixes for a local authentication
bypass vulnerability. A malicious local user may exploit this vulnerability
to bypass the firmware password and gain access to Single User mode.
This vulnerability only affects intel-based Macintoshes.
Upgrade to Mac OS X 10.4.6 :
See also :
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
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