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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Apple Xcode Vendors:   Apple
Apple Xcode Clang Stack Cookie Error May Let Users Bypass Stack Guard Protection Mechanisms
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1032081
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-3027   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Apr 11 2015
Impact:   Disclosure of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 6.3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apple Xcode. A remote user can bypass security controls on the target system.

The system may store stack cookie pointers on the stack. For applications compiled via Apple XCode, a remote or local user may be able to bypass stack guard protection mechanisms.

Impact:   A remote or local user may be able to bypass stack guard protection on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (6.3).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  UNIX (macOS/OS X)
Underlying OS Comments:  10.10.x

Message History:   None.

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