CVE-2015-6994

high
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Description

The kernel in Apple iOS before 9.1 and OS X before 10.11.1 mishandles reuse of virtual memory, which allows attackers to cause a denial of service via a crafted app.

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-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.1

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

Impact Score: 6.9

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)

Configuration 2

OR

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (4 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
86654Mac OS X < 10.11.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
86571Apple iOS < 9.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMobile Devices
critical