CVE-2015-7987

critical
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Description

Multiple buffer overflows in mDNSResponder before 625.41.2 allow remote attackers to read or write to out-of-bounds memory locations via vectors involving the (1) GetValueForIPv4Addr, (2) GetValueForMACAddr, (3) rfc3110_import, or (4) CopyNSEC3ResourceRecord function.

References

http://www.kb.cert.org/vuls/id/143335

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinjul2016-3090568.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/91323

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036181

https://support.apple.com/HT206846

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-06-26

Updated: 2019-06-19

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

CVSS v3

Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: CRITICAL

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
9442Apple iOS 9.x < 9.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorMobile Devices
high
9437Mac OS X 10.9.x < 10.9.5 / 10.10.x < 10.10.5 / 10.11.x < 10.11.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorOperating System Detection
medium