CVE-2016-7626

high
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Description

An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. iOS before 10.2 is affected. tvOS before 10.1 is affected. watchOS before 3.1.1 is affected. The issue involves the "Profiles" component. It allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted certificate profile.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94852

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037429

https://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Dec/msg00001.html

https://support.apple.com/HT207422

https://support.apple.com/HT207425

https://support.apple.com/HT207487

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/40906/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-02-20

Updated: 2019-03-13

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

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

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
9847Apple iOS < 10.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorMobile Devices
high
95826Apple iOS < 10.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMobile Devices
high