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CVE-2016-1720 Detail

Current Description

IOKit in Apple iOS before 9.2.1, OS X before 10.11.3, and tvOS before 9.1.1 allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jan/msg00002.html Mailing List Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jan/msg00003.html Mailing List Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Jan/msg00005.html Mailing List Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00001.html Mailing List Vendor Advisory
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/135435/IOKit-Methods-Being-Called-Without-Locks-From-IOServiceClose.html Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034736 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=597 Exploit
https://support.apple.com/HT205729 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT205731 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT205732 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT206168 Vendor Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/39367/ Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-119 Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer NIST  

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 (excluding)
10.11.3

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:tvos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
9.1.1

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
9.2.1

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:watchos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
2.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1720
NVD Published Date:
02/01/2016
NVD Last Modified:
03/22/2019