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CVE-2016-4660 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. iOS before 10.1 is affected. macOS before 10.12.1 is affected. tvOS before 10.0.1 is affected. watchOS before 3.1 is affected. The issue involves the "FontParser" component. It allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information or cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read and application crash) via a crafted font.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/20/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 4.2
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): Low
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 4.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93849 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037086 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://support.apple.com/HT207269 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT207270 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT207271 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT207275 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
10.0.3

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
10.12.0

Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:tvos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
10.0

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:watchos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
2.2.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4660
NVD Published Date:
02/20/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/08/2019