CVE-2014-8823

MEDIUM

Description

The IOUSBControllerUserClient::ReadRegister function in the IOUSB controller in IOUSBFamily in Apple OS X before 10.10.2 allows local users to read data from arbitrary kernel-memory locations by leveraging root access and providing a crafted first argument.

References

http://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=21

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

http://support.apple.com/HT204244

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

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/100514

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-01-30

Updated: 2017-09-08

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.7

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

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM