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CVE-2016-4669 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 "Kernel" component. It allows local users to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context or cause a denial of service (MIG code mishandling and system crash) via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  02/20/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4669
Original release date:
02/20/2017
Last revised:
09/02/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 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 (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
Exploitability Score:
1.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Local
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
Low
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
7.2 HIGH
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
10.0
Exploitability Subscore:
3.9
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Locally exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93849 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 93849
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037086 External Source SECTRACK 1037086
https://support.apple.com/HT207269 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://support.apple.com/HT207269
https://support.apple.com/HT207270 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://support.apple.com/HT207270
https://support.apple.com/HT207271 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://support.apple.com/HT207271
https://support.apple.com/HT207275 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://support.apple.com/HT207275
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40654/ External Source EXPLOIT-DB 40654

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