Apple Mac OS X chfn/chpass/chsh Privilege Escalation
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Loss of Integrity
Mac OS X contains a flaw that may allow a malicious user to gain access to unauthorized privileges. The issue is triggered by an unspecified flaw in chfn, chpass and chsh, which run SUID. This flaw may lead to a loss of integrity. No further details have been provided.
Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, Apple has released a patch to address this vulnerability.