CVE-2016-4771

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Description

The kernel in Apple iOS before 10 and OS X before 10.12 allows local users to bypass intended file-access restrictions via a crafted directory pathname.

References

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

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

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93056

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

https://support.apple.com/HT207143

https://support.apple.com/HT207170

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2016-09-25

Updated: 2017-07-30

Type: CWE-200

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: 5.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 9.3.5 (inclusive)

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (3 total)

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