CVE-2016-4718

medium
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Description

Buffer overflow in FontParser in Apple iOS before 10, OS X before 10.12, tvOS before 10, and watchOS before 3 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from process memory via a crafted font file.

References

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00006.html

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00008.html

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00010.html

http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00011.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93054

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036858

https://support.apple.com/HT207141

https://support.apple.com/HT207142

https://support.apple.com/HT207143

https://support.apple.com/HT207170

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-09-25

Updated: 2019-03-13

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 6.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (5 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
9620Mac OS X 10.x < 10.12 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorOperating System Detection
critical
9621Apple TV < 10.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorInternet Services
critical
9619Apple iOS < 10.0 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorMobile Devices
critical
93776Apple TV < 10 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMisc.
critical
93685macOS < 10.12 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical