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CVE-2015-1117 Detail

Current Description

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.

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:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
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/2015/Apr/msg00001.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Apr/msg00002.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Apr/msg00003.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1032048
https://support.apple.com/HT204659 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT204661 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT204662 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT204870

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
8.2

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:tvos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
7.1

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
10.10.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-1117
NVD Published Date:
04/10/2015
NVD Last Modified:
03/08/2019