CVE-2015-7760

MEDIUM

Description

libxpc in launchd in Apple OS X before 10.11 does not restrict the creation of processes for network connections, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) by repeatedly connecting to the SSH port, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-7761.

References

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/76908

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

https://support.apple.com/HT205267

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-10-09

Updated: 2016-12-08

Type: CWE-399

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 10

Severity: MEDIUM