CVE-2017-7159

HIGH
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Description

An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. macOS before 10.13.2 is affected. The issue involves the "IOAcceleratorFamily" component. It allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted app.

References

https://support.apple.com/HT208331

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-12-27

Updated: 2017-12-29

Type: CWE-119

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

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

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (3 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
700513macOS 10.13.x < 10.13.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Meltdown)Nessus Network MonitorOperating System Detection
critical
105081macOS and Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities (Security Update 2017-002 and 2017-005)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
105080macOS 10.13.x < 10.13.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Meltdown)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high