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CVE-2016-4778 Detail

Current Description

The kernel in Apple iOS before 10, OS X before 10.12, tvOS before 10, and watchOS before 3 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted app.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00006.html Mailing List Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00008.html Mailing List Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00010.html Mailing List Vendor Advisory
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00011.html Mailing List Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93054 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036858 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://support.apple.com/HT207141 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT207142 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT207143 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT207170 Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls NIST  

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 (excluding)
10.0
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
10.12
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:tvos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
10.0
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:watchos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
3.0


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-4778
NVD Published Date:
09/25/2016
NVD Last Modified:
03/13/2019