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CVE-2017-13871 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. macOS before 10.13.2 is affected. The issue involves the "Mail" component. It allows remote attackers to read cleartext e-mail content (for which S/MIME encryption was intended) by leveraging the lack of installation of an S/MIME certificate by the recipient.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  12/25/2017      View Analysis Description

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-13871
Original release date:
12/25/2017
Last revised:
12/28/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
7.5 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
3.9
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
None
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.0 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable
Access Complexity:
Low
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/102099 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source BID 102099
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039966 Third Party Advisory; VDB Entry External Source SECTRACK 1039966
https://support.apple.com/HT208331 Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://support.apple.com/HT208331

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