About the security content of Boot Camp 5.1

This document describes the security content of Boot Camp 5.1.

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Boot Camp 5.1

  • Boot Camp

    Available for: Macs running Boot Camp 5

    Impact: Loading a malformed executable file may cause memory corruption in the kernel

    Description: A bounds checking issue existed in the AppleMNT.sys driver's parsing of Portable Executable files. If a Portable Executable file with a malformed header is loaded, this could cause a Boot Camp driver to corrupt kernel memory. The issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.


    CVE-2014-1253 : MJ0011 of 360 Security Center

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