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CVE-2015-5823 Detail

Description

WebKit, as used in JavaScriptCore in Apple iOS before 9 and iTunes before 12.3, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted web site, a different vulnerability than other WebKit CVEs listed in APPLE-SA-2015-09-16-1 and APPLE-SA-2015-09-16-3.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/18/2015

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5823
Original release date:
09/18/2015
Last revised:
12/21/2016
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Sep/msg00001.html Vendor Advisory External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2015-09-16-1
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Sep/msg00003.html Vendor Advisory External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2015-09-16-3
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Sep/msg00007.html Vendor Advisory External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2015-09-30-2
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76764 External Source BID 76764
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033609 External Source SECTRACK 1033609
https://support.apple.com/HT205212 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://support.apple.com/HT205212
https://support.apple.com/HT205221 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://support.apple.com/HT205221
https://support.apple.com/HT205265 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://support.apple.com/HT205265

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