CVE-2014-4498

MEDIUM

Description

The CPU Software in Apple OS X before 10.10.2 allows physically proximate attackers to modify firmware during the EFI update process by inserting a Thunderbolt device with crafted code in an Option ROM, aka the "Thunderstrike" issue.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Jan/msg00003.html

http://support.apple.com/HT204244

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031650

https://trmm.net/Thunderstrike

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-01-30

Updated: 2015-10-09

Type: CWE-17

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.7

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM