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Exploit for OS X zero-day published by researcher

2015/08/17

Securityweek - (International) A security researcher published a proof of concept (PoC) for a local privilege escalation vulnerability in Apple's OS X Yosemite dubbed "tpwn", which could be executed by leveraging two security bugs to gain root privileges using a specially crafted file.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/exploit-os-x-zero-day-published-researcher

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