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CVE-2014-4407 Detail

Description

IOKit in Apple iOS before 8 and Apple TV before 7 does not properly initialize kernel memory, which allows attackers to obtain sensitive memory-content information via an application that makes crafted IOKit function calls.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/18/2014

Evaluator Description

CWE-665: Improper Initialization

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-4407
Original release date:
09/18/2014
Last revised:
08/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
3.3 Low
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
1.4
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
Required
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
Low
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2014-09/0106.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2014-09-17-1
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2014-09/0107.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2014-09-17-2
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2014-10/0101.html External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2014-10-16-1
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6441 External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6441
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6442 External Source CONFIRM http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6442
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/69882 External Source BID 69882
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/69912 External Source BID 69912
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1030866 External Source SECTRACK 1030866
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/96078 External Source XF appleios-cve20144407-info-disc(96078)
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT6535 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://support.apple.com/kb/HT6535

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

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