CVE-2013-5145

MEDIUM

Description

kextd in Kext Management in Apple iOS before 7 does not properly verify authorization for IPC messages, which allows local users to (1) load or (2) unload kernel extensions via a crafted message.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Oct/msg00004.html

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2013/Sep/msg00006.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/54886

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5934

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1029054

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-09-19

Updated: 2013-10-31

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.3

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

Impact Score: 9.2

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM