CVE-2016-1759

HIGH

Description

The kernel in Apple OS X before 10.11.4 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted app.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Mar/msg00004.html

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035363

https://support.apple.com/HT206167

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-03-24

Updated: 2016-12-03

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH