CVE-2016-7742

MEDIUM

Description

An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. macOS before 10.12.2 is affected. The issue involves the "xar" component, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted archive that triggers use of uninitialized memory locations.

References

https://support.apple.com/HT207423

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-02-20

Updated: 2017-02-21

Type: CWE-20

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

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 v3.0

Base Score: 7.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH