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CVE-2017-2461 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. iOS before 10.3 is affected. macOS before 10.12.4 is affected. tvOS before 10.2 is affected. watchOS before 3.2 is affected. The issue involves the "CoreText" component. It allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) via a crafted text message.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/97137 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038138
https://support.apple.com/HT207601 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT207602 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT207615 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT207617 Vendor Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  
CWE-400 Uncontrolled Resource Consumption 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 (including)
10.2.1
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
10.12.3
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:tvos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
10.1.1
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:watchos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
3.1.3


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-2461
NVD Published Date:
04/01/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019