CVE-2015-5897

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Description

The Address Book framework in Apple OS X before 10.11 allows local users to gain privileges by using an environment variable to inject code into processes that rely on this framework.

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: 2016-12-08

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.6

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 10.10.5 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
8982Mac OS X < 10.11 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorOperating System Detection
critical
86270Mac OS X < 10.11 Multiple Vulnerabilities (GHOST)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical