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CVE-2016-1856 Detail

Description

WebKit, as used in Apple iOS before 9.3.2, Safari before 9.1.1, and tvOS before 9.2.1, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted web site, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-1854, CVE-2016-1855, and CVE-2016-1857.

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

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
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/2016/May/msg00001.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00002.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/May/msg00005.html Vendor Advisory
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/137229/WebKitGTK-Code-Execution-Denial-Of-Service-Memory-Corruption.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/538522/100/0/threaded
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035888
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-16-342
https://support.apple.com/HT206564 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT206565 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT206568 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1856
NVD Published Date:
05/20/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/09/2018