CVE-2016-7591

HIGH

Description

An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. iOS before 10.2 is affected. macOS before 10.12.2 is affected. watchOS before 3.1.3 is affected. The issue involves the "IOHIDFamily" component. It allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via a crafted app.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94905

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

https://support.apple.com/HT207422

https://support.apple.com/HT207423

https://support.apple.com/HT207487

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-02-20

Updated: 2018-10-30

Type: CWE-416

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 0.6

Severity: MEDIUM