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CVE-2016-4724 Detail

Description

IOAcceleratorFamily in Apple iOS before 10 and OS X before 10.12 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a crafted app.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  09/25/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
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): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00006.html Mailing List
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00008.html Mailing List
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93056
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036858
https://support.apple.com/HT207143 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT207170 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

Change History

4 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4724
NVD Published Date:
09/25/2016
NVD Last Modified:
07/29/2017