CVE-2016-7609

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Description

An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. macOS before 10.12.2 is affected. The issue involves the "AppleGraphicsPowerManagement" component. It allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via unspecified vectors.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94903

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

https://support.apple.com/HT207423

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-02-20

Updated: 2017-07-27

Type: CWE-476

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C

Impact Score: 6.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 6.2

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 2.5

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 10.12.1 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
9840Mac OS X 10.x < 10.12.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorOperating System Detection
high
95917macOS 10.12.x < 10.12.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high