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CVE-2016-4678 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. macOS before 10.12.1 is affected. The issue involves the "AppleSMC" component. It allows local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via unspecified vectors.

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

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4678
Original release date:
02/20/2017
Last revised:
07/28/2017
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:
4.6 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
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/93852 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 93852
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037086 External Source SECTRACK 1037086
https://support.apple.com/HT207275 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://support.apple.com/HT207275

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

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