CVE-2013-5172

HIGH

Description

The kernel in Apple Mac OS X before 10.9 does not properly determine the output length for SHA-2 digest function calls, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) by triggering a digest operation, as demonstrated by an IPSec connection.

References

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-10-24

Updated: 2013-10-24

Type: CWE-189

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.1

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
8040Mac OS X < 10.9 Multiple Vulnerabilities Nessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
high
70561Mac OS X 10.x < 10.9 Multiple Vulnerabilities (BEAST)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high