The fpathconf syscall function in bsd/kern/kern_descrip.c in the Darwin kernel (XNU) 8.8.1 in Apple Mac OS X allows local users to cause a denial of service (kernel panic) and possibly execute arbitrary code via a file descriptor with an unrecognized file type.
Published 2006-11-10 01:07:00
Updated 2017-07-20 01:34:01
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: Execute codeDenial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-5836

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 10 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-5836

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

Products affected by CVE-2006-5836

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