CVE-2014-8824

HIGH

Description

The kernel in Apple OS X before 10.10.2 does not properly validate IODataQueue object metadata fields, which allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context via a crafted app.

References

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/100516

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-01-30

Updated: 2017-09-08

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: HIGH