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CVE-2015-6983 Detail


Double free vulnerability in Apple iOS before 9.1 and OS X before 10.11.1 allows attackers to write to arbitrary files via a crafted app that accesses AtomicBufferedFile descriptors.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  10/23/2015

Evaluator Description

CWE-415: Double Free

Quick Info

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CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
8.8 HIGH
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C) (legend)
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CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name Vendor Advisory External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2015-10-21-1 Vendor Advisory External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2015-10-21-4 External Source BID 77263 External Source SECTRACK 1033929 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM

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