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CVE-2016-1851 Detail

Description

The Screen Lock feature in Apple OS X before 10.11.5 mishandles password profiles, which allows physically proximate attackers to reset expired passwords in the lock-screen state via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  05/20/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.6 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:P/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
Exploitability Score: 0.9


Attack Vector (AV): Physical
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope (S): Unchanged
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.1 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.9


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00004.html Mailing List Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90696 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035895 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://support.apple.com/HT206567 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)
10.11.4


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1851
NVD Published Date:
05/20/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/02/2016