CVE-2016-1789

Published on: 04/05/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:04 PM UTC

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

Certain versions of Ibooks Author from Apple contain the following vulnerability:

Apple iBooks Author before 2.4.1 allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via an iBooks Author file containing an XML external entity declaration in conjunction with an entity reference, related to an XML External Entity (XXE) issue.

  • CVE-2016-1789 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 5.5 - MEDIUM

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW NONE REQUIRED
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH NONE NONE

CVSS2 Score: 4.3 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
PARTIAL NONE NONE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
About the security content of iBooks Author 2.4.1 - Apple Support Vendor Advisory
support.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM support.apple.com/kb/HT206224
Apple - Lists.apple.com lists.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-03-31-1

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationAppleIbooks AuthorAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:apple:ibooks_author:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: