CVE-2017-6981

HIGH

Description

An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. iOS before 10.3.2 is affected. macOS before 10.12.5 is affected. The issue involves the "iBooks" component. It allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context via a crafted app that uses symlinks.

References

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

https://support.apple.com/HT207797

https://support.apple.com/HT207798

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-05-22

Updated: 2017-07-08

Type: CWE-264

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

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