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CVE-2013-3954 Detail

Current Description

The posix_spawn system call in the XNU kernel in Apple Mac OS X 10.8.x does not properly validate the data for file actions and port actions, which allows local users to (1) cause a denial of service (panic) via a size value that is inconsistent with a header count field, or (2) obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory via a certain size value in conjunction with a crafted buffer.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.9 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://antid0te.com/syscan_2013/SyScan2013_Mountain_Lion_iOS_Vulnerabilities_Garage_Sale_Whitepaper.pdf Exploit
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Oct/msg00004.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Sep/msg00006.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5934
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1029054
http://www.syscan.org/index.php/sg/program/day/2

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:10.8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:3.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:4.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:5.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:5.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:6.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:6.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:6.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
6.1.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2013-3954
NVD Published Date:
06/05/2013
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2013