The (1) setreuid and (2) setregid system-call implementations in the
kernel in Apple iOS before 8.3, Apple OS X before 10.10.3, and Apple
TV before 7.2 do not properly perform privilege drops, which makes it
easier for attackers to execute code with unintended user or group
privileges via a crafted app.
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