About the security content of Mac EFI Security Update 2015-002

This document describes the security content of Mac EFI Security Update 2015-002.

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Mac EFI Security Update 2015-002

  • EFI

    Available for: OS X Mavericks v10.9.5

    Impact: An attacker can exercise unused EFI functions

    Description: An issue existed with EFI argument handling. This was addressed by removing the affected functions.

    CVE-ID

    CVE-2015-4860 : Corey Kallenberg, Xeno Kovah, John Butterworth, and Sam Cornwell of The MITRE Corporation, coordinated via CERT

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