CVE-2016-4736

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Description

libarchive in Apple OS X before 10.12 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file.

References

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93055

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

https://support.apple.com/HT207170

https://support.apple.com/HT208221

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-09-25

Updated: 2017-11-14

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: 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

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 10.11.6 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (5 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
700511macOS < 10.13 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorOperating System Detection
critical
104379macOS and Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2017-001 and 2017-004)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
103598macOS < 10.13 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
9620Mac OS X 10.x < 10.12 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorOperating System Detection
critical
93685macOS < 10.12 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical