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CVE-2014-4422 Detail

Current Description

The kernel in Apple iOS before 8 and Apple TV before 7 uses a predictable random number generator during the early portion of the boot process, which allows attackers to bypass certain kernel-hardening protection mechanisms by using a user-space process to observe data related to the random numbers.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.1 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.2


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2014-09/0106.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2014-09/0107.html
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2014-10/0101.html
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6441
http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6442
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/69882
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/69911
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1030866
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/96096
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT6535 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:tvos:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:tvos:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:tvos:6.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:tvos:6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:tvos:6.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:tvos:6.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:tvos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
6.2

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:7.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:7.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:7.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:7.0.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:7.0.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:7.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:7.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:7.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:7.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
7.1.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-4422
NVD Published Date:
09/18/2014
NVD Last Modified:
03/08/2019