CVE-2016-1831

high
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Description

The kernel in Apple iOS before 9.3.2 and OS X before 10.11.5 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/May/msg00002.html

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/90696

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035890

https://support.apple.com/HT206567

https://support.apple.com/HT206568

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-05-20

Updated: 2019-03-08

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

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

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 9.3.1 (inclusive)

cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 10.11.4 (inclusive)

cpe:2.3:o:apple:tvos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 9.2 (inclusive)

cpe:2.3:o:apple:watchos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 2.2 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (5 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
802004macOS < 10.11.5 Multiple VulnerabilitiesLog Correlation EngineOperating System Detection
high
9392Mac OS X 10.11.x < 10.11.5 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorOperating System Detection
high
9332Apple iOS < 9.3.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorMobile Devices
high
91228Mac OS X 10.11.x < 10.11.5 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
91225Apple iOS < 9.3.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMobile Devices
high