CVE-2014-4435

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Description

The "iCloud Find My Mac" feature in Apple OS X before 10.10 does not properly enforce rate limiting of lost-mode PIN entry, which makes it easier for physically proximate attackers to obtain access via a brute-force attack involving a series of reboots.

References

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2014-10/0101.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70638

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031063

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/97636

https://support.apple.com/kb/HT6535

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2014-10-18

Updated: 2017-08-29

Type: CWE-287

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.4

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 10.9.5 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
8555Mac OS X < 10.10 Multiple Vulnerabilities (APPLE-SA-2014-10-16-1 OS X Yosemite v10.10)Nessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
critical
78550Mac OS X < 10.10 Multiple Vulnerabilities (POODLE) (Shellshock)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical