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CVE-2015-5882 Detail

Description

The processor_set_tasks API implementation in Apple iOS before 9 allows local users to bypass an entitlement protection mechanism and obtain access to the task ports of arbitrary processes by leveraging root privileges.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/18/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.2 HIGH
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
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/2015/Sep/msg00001.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Sep/msg00005.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Sep/msg00008.html Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76764
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033609
https://support.apple.com/HT205212 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT205213 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT205267 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:watchos:1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
10.10.5

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
8.4.1


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5882
NVD Published Date:
09/18/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/21/2016