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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2006-6127

Apple Mac OS X kernel allows local users to cause a denial of service via a process that uses kevent to register a queue and an event, then fork a child process that uses kevent to register an event for the same queue as the parent.
Publish Date : 2006-11-26 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
2.1
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2006-6127

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Mac Os X Server 10.4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Mac Os X 1
Apple Mac Os X Server 1

- References For CVE-2006-6127

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2007/Nov/msg00002.html
APPLE APPLE-SA-2007-11-14
http://secunia.com/advisories/23114
SECUNIA 23114
http://secunia.com/advisories/27643
SECUNIA 27643
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2006/4715
VUPEN ADV-2006-4715
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2007/3868
VUPEN ADV-2007-3868
http://www.osvdb.org/30695
OSVDB 30695
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/26444
BID 26444 Apple Mac OS X v10.4.11 2007-008 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-03-18
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/30544
XF macosx-kqueue-dos(30544)
http://projects.info-pull.com/mokb/MOKB-24-11-2006.html
http://www.us-cert.gov/cas/techalerts/TA07-319A.html
CERT TA07-319A
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/21285
BID 21285 Apple Mac OS X KQueue Local Denial of Service Vulnerability Release Date:2007-11-15
http://docs.info.apple.com/article.html?artnum=307041 CONFIRM

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2006-6127

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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