CVE-2012-3723

MEDIUM

Description

Apple Mac OS X before 10.7.5 does not properly handle the bNbrPorts field of a USB hub descriptor, which allows physically proximate attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and system crash) by attaching a USB device.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2012/Sep/msg00004.html

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5501

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/78750

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2012-09-20

Updated: 2017-08-29

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM