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CVE-2016-4740 Detail

Current Description

Apple iOS before 10, when Handoff for Messages is used, does not ensure that a Messages signin has occurred before displaying messages, which might allow attackers to obtain sensitive information via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 2.9 LOW
Vector: AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
Exploitability Score: 1.4


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 1.9 LOW
Vector: (AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 3.4


Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00002.html Mailing List Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00008.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92932
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036797
https://support.apple.com/HT207143 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:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
9.3.5


Change History

6 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4740
NVD Published Date:
09/18/2016
NVD Last Modified:
08/12/2017