Apple Mac OS X shared_region_map_file_np() denial of service
|macos-sharedregionmapfilenp-dos (31645)||Medium Risk|
Apple Mac OS X is vulnerable to a denial of service caused by an error in the shared_region_map_file_np() function when handling a large mapping_count value. A local attacker could exploit this vulnerability to consume all available system resources and cause the system to crash.
Denial of Service
No remedy available as of July 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Fri Jan 19 2007 - 17:26:12 CST : [RISE-2007001] Apple Mac OS X 10.4.x kernel shared_region_map_file_np() memory corruption vulnerability.
- BID-22140: Apple Mac OS X Shared_Region_Map_File_NP System Call Memory Corruption Vulnerability
- CVE-2007-0430: The shared_region_map_file_np function in Apple Mac OS X 10.4.8 and earlier kernel allows local users to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a large mappingCount value.
- OSVDB ID: 32942: Apple Mac OS X shared_region_map_file_np() mappingCount Value DoS
- SA23823: Apple Mac OS X "shared_region_map_file_np()" Denial of Service
- SECTRACK ID: 1017538: Mac OS X shared_region_map_file_np() Memory Corruption Bug Lets Local Users Deny Service
- VUPEN/ADV-2007-0275: Apple Mac OS X shared_region_map_file_np() Local Denial of Service Vulnerability
- Apple Mac OS X 10.4
- Apple Mac OS X 10.4.1
- Apple Mac OS X 10.4.10
- Apple Mac OS X 10.4.11
- Apple Mac OS X 10.4.2
- Apple Mac OS X 10.4.3
- Apple Mac OS X 10.4.4
- Apple Mac OS X 10.4.5
- Apple Mac OS X 10.4.6
- Apple Mac OS X 10.4.7
- Apple Mac OS X 10.4.8
Jan 19, 2007
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