Posts Tagged ‘arbitrary’

InsomniaX 2.1.8 Arbitrary Kernel Extension Loading

It was found that the loader application bundled with InsomniaX can be used to load arbitrary Kernel Extensions (kext). The loader is normally used to load a kext file that is needed to disable the Lid Sleep. A flaw has been found in the loader that allows a local attacker to load (or unload) any […]


Unrar VMSF_DELTA Arbitrary Memory Write

It appears that the VMSF_DELTA memory corruption that was reported to Sophos AV in 2012 (and fixed there) was actually inherited from upstream unrar. For unknown reasons, whoever fixed the bug did not report this to upstream unrar, and the bug seems to have persisted there to this day. Source: Unrar VMSF_DELTA Arbitrary Memory Write