CVE-2014-4403

low
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Description

The kernel in Apple OS X before 10.9.5 allows local users to obtain sensitive address information and bypass the ASLR protection mechanism by leveraging predictability of the location of the CPU Global Descriptor Table.

References

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT6443

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/69910

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1030868

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/96064

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-09-19

Updated: 2017-08-29

Type: CWE-200

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.1

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
8394Mac OS X < 10.9.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2014-004)Nessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
critical
77748Mac OS X 10.9.x < 10.9.5 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical