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CVE-2015-7024 Detail

Current Description

Untrusted search path vulnerability in Apple OS X before 10.11.1 allows local users to bypass intended Gatekeeper restrictions and gain privileges via a Trojan horse program that is loaded from an unexpected directory by an application that has a valid Apple digital signature.

Source:  MITRE
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Evaluator Description

CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.7 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 0.8


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): High
Privileges Required (PR): Low
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

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/Oct/msg00005.html Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT205375 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
10.11.0


Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-7024
NVD Published Date:
01/11/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/11/2016