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CVE-2015-5932 Detail

Description

The kernel in Apple OS X before 10.11.1 allows local users to gain privileges by leveraging an unspecified "type confusion" during Mach task processing.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/23/2015

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-5932
Original release date:
10/23/2015
Last revised:
10/26/2015
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
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/Oct/msg00005.html Vendor Advisory External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2015-10-21-4
https://support.apple.com/HT205375 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://support.apple.com/HT205375

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