CVE-2016-4679

MEDIUM

Description

An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. iOS before 10.1 is affected. macOS before 10.12.1 is affected. tvOS before 10.0.1 is affected. watchOS before 3.1 is affected. The issue involves the "libarchive" component, which allows remote attackers to write to arbitrary files via a crafted archive containing a symlink.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93849

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037086

https://support.apple.com/HT207269

https://support.apple.com/HT207270

https://support.apple.com/HT207271

https://support.apple.com/HT207275

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-02-20

Updated: 2019-03-22

Type: CWE-59

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM