CVE-2016-4688

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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. watchOS before 3.1.3 is affected. The issue involves the "FontParser" component. It allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and application crash) via a crafted font.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94572

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037469

https://support.apple.com/HT207269

https://support.apple.com/HT207270

https://support.apple.com/HT207271

https://support.apple.com/HT207275

https://support.apple.com/HT207487

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-02-20

Updated: 2019-03-22

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: 8.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (9 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
99135Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2017-001NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
99134macOS 10.12.x < 10.12.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities (httpoxy)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
95917macOS 10.12.x < 10.12.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
95826Apple iOS < 10.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMobile Devices
high
9758Mac OS X 10.x < 10.12.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorOperating System Detection
high
9756Apple iOS < 10.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorMobile Devices
high
94337Apple TV < 10.0.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMisc.
high
94330Apple iOS < 10.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMobile Devices
high
94253macOS 10.12.x < 10.12.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high