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Category:   OS (UNIX)  >   Apple macOS/OS X Vendors:   Apple
Apple OS X Server Incorrect Configuration Path Lets Remote Users Bypass Certain Firewall Rules
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032197
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-1150   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 25 2015
Impact:   Host/resource access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): OS X Server prior to 4.1; OS X 10.10 and after
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apple OS X Server. A remote user can bypass custom firewall rules on the target system.

The firewall configuration files reference an incorrect path value. As a result, the system may not properly enforce custom firewall rules.

Phil Schumm of the Research Computing Group, University of Chicago, reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can bypass custom firewall rules on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (OS X Server 4.1).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.

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