CVE-2015-6984

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Description

libarchive in Apple OS X before 10.11.1 allows attackers to write to arbitrary files via a crafted app that conducts an unspecified symlink attack.

References

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

https://support.apple.com/HT205375

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-10-23

Updated: 2015-10-26

Type: CWE-284

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 8.8

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

Impact Score: 9.2

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (3 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
9324Mac OS X 10.9.5 or later < 10.11.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorOperating System Detection
critical
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