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CVE-2016-4717 Detail

Current Description

The File Bookmark component in Apple OS X before 10.12 mishandles scoped-bookmark file descriptors, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service 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:N/I:N/A:L (V3 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): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Low

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.0 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows disruption of service

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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 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
10.11.6


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4717
NVD Published Date:
09/25/2016
NVD Last Modified:
07/29/2017