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CVE-2016-4715 Detail

Current Description

The Date & Time Pref Pane component in Apple OS X before 10.12 mishandles the .GlobalPreferences file, which allows attackers to discover a user's location via a crafted app.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 3.3 LOW
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
Exploitability Score: 1.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00006.html Mailing List Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93055
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036858
https://support.apple.com/HT207170 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
10.11.6


Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4715
NVD Published Date:
09/25/2016
NVD Last Modified:
07/29/2017