CVE-2016-7621

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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 "Kernel" component. It allows local users to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via unspecified vectors.

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

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40956/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-02-20

Updated: 2018-10-30

Type: CWE-416

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 7.2

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:apple:watchos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 2.2.2 (inclusive)

Configuration 2

OR

cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 10.1.1 (inclusive)

Configuration 3

OR

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (5 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
9848Apple TV < 10.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorInternet Services
high
9847Apple iOS < 10.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorMobile Devices
high
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
95826Apple iOS < 10.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMobile Devices
high