CVE-2017-13817

medium
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Description

An out-of-bounds read issue was discovered in certain Apple products. macOS before 10.13.1 is affected. The issue involves the "Kernel" component. It allows local users to bypass intended memory-read restrictions.

References

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1039710

https://support.apple.com/HT208221

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-11-13

Updated: 2017-11-27

Type: CWE-125

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 2.1

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 10.13.0 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (5 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
700542Apple iOS < 11.0.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorMobile Devices
critical
700511macOS < 10.13 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorOperating System Detection
critical
104379macOS and Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2017-001 and 2017-004)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
103598macOS < 10.13 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
103420Apple iOS < 11 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMobile Devices
critical