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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2003-1011

Apple Mac OS X 10.0 through 10.2.8 allows local users with a USB keyboard to gain unauthorized access by holding down the CTRL and C keys when the system is booting, which crashes the init process and leaves the user in a root shell.
Publish Date : 2004-03-29 Last Update Date : 2017-07-10
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
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 Admin
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2003-1011

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Mac Os X 20

- References For CVE-2003-1011
XF macos-ctrlc-gain-access(13573)
BID 8945 MacOS X Local Root Privilege Elevation Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-12 CONFIRM
BUGTRAQ 20031031 Console Root On OSX up to 10.2.8

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2003-1011

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit for more information)

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