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CVE-2014-4461 Detail

Description

The kernel in Apple iOS before 8.1.1 and Apple TV before 7.0.2 does not properly validate IOSharedDataQueue object metadata, which allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context via a crafted application.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  11/18/2014

Evaluator Description

Per an Apple Security Advisory Apple OS X before versions 10.8.6, 10.9.6, 10.10.0 and 10.10.1 were also vulnerable.

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
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://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2014/Nov/msg00000.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2014/Nov/msg00002.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Jan/msg00003.html Vendor Advisory
http://support.apple.com/HT204244 Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/71136
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031231
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/98774
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204418
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT204420
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT6590 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT6592

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-4461
NVD Published Date:
11/18/2014
NVD Last Modified:
08/28/2017