CVE-2015-5849

MEDIUM

Description

The filtering implementation in AppleEvents in Apple OS X before 10.11 mishandles attempts to send events to a different user, which allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions by leveraging a screen-sharing connection.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Sep/msg00008.html

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033703

https://support.apple.com/HT205267

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-10-09

Updated: 2016-12-09

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM