CVE-2017-6979

HIGH

Description

An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. iOS before 10.3.2 is affected. macOS before 10.12.5 is affected. tvOS before 10.2.1 is affected. watchOS before 3.2.2 is affected. The issue involves the "IOSurface" component. A race condition allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context via a crafted app.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98468

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038484

https://support.apple.com/HT207797

https://support.apple.com/HT207798

https://support.apple.com/HT207800

https://support.apple.com/HT207801

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42555/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-05-22

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-362

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.6

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

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 4.9

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1

Severity: HIGH

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 10.3.1 (inclusive)

cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 10.12.4 (inclusive)

cpe:2.3:o:apple:tvos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 10.2 (inclusive)

cpe:2.3:o:apple:watchos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 3.2 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (7 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
700118Apple TV < 10.2.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorInternet Services
critical
100271Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2017-002)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
100270macOS 10.12.x < 10.12.5 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
100269Apple iOS < 10.3.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMobile Devices
high
700119Mac OS X 10.x < 10.12.5 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorOperating System Detection
critical
700116Apple iOS < 10.3.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorMobile Devices
critical
100256Apple TV < 10.2.1 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMisc.
high