CVE-2013-5184

MEDIUM

Description

The kernel in Apple Mac OS X before 10.9 does not properly check for errors during the processing of multicast Wi-Fi packets, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) by leveraging presence in an 802.11 network's coverage area.

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-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.7

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 5.5

Severity: MEDIUM

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