CVE-2015-5940

medium
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Description

The Accelerate Framework component in Apple iOS before 9.1 and OS X before 10.11.1, when multi-threading is enabled, omits certain validation and locking steps, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted web site.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Oct/msg00002.html

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2015/Oct/msg00005.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/77263

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033929

https://support.apple.com/HT205370

https://support.apple.com/HT205375

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-10-23

Updated: 2016-12-24

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 9.0.2 (inclusive)

Configuration 2

OR

cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 10.11.0 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (5 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
9324Mac OS X 10.9.5 or later < 10.11.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorOperating System Detection
critical
9328Apple iOS < 9.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorMobile Devices
high
86829Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Updates 2015-004 / 2015-007)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
86654Mac OS X < 10.11.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
86571Apple iOS < 9.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMobile Devices
critical