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CVE-2017-2501 Detail

Current Description

An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. iOS before 10.3.2 is affected. macOS before 10.12.5 is affected. tvOS before 10.2.1 is affected. watchOS before 3.2.2 is affected. The issue involves the "Kernel" component. A race condition allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context via a crafted app.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.0 HIGH
Vector: AV:L/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 1.0


Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): High
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: 7.6 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
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://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98468 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038484 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://support.apple.com/HT207797 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT207798 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT207800 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT207801 Vendor Advisory
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42054/ Exploit Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition') (CWE-362)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
10.3.2
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
10.12.5
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:tvos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
10.2.1
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:watchos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
3.2.2


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-2501
NVD Published Date:
05/22/2017
NVD Last Modified:
03/21/2019