CVE-2013-5173

low
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Description

The random-number generator in the kernel in Apple Mac OS X before 10.9 provides lengthy exclusive access for processing of large requests, which allows local users to cause a denial of service (temporary generator outage) via an application that requires many random numbers.

References

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2013-10-24

Updated: 2013-10-25

Type: CWE-310

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.1

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

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