CVE-2016-1793

Published on: 05/20/2016 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:H/A:H

Certain versions of Mac Os X from Apple contain the following vulnerability:

AppleGraphicsDeviceControlClient in Apple OS X before 10.11.5 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a crafted app.

  • CVE-2016-1793 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 7.8 - HIGH

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

CVSS2 Score: 9.3 - HIGH

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

CVE References

Description Tags Link
About the security content of OS X El Capitan v10.11.5 and Security Update 2016-003 - Apple Support Vendor Advisory
support.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM support.apple.com/HT206567
Apple OS X Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code, Deny Service, and Gain Elevated Privileges and Let Local Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information and Gain Elevated Privileges - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
text/html
URL Logo SECTRACK 1035895
APPLE-SA-2016-05-16-4 OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 and Security Update 2016-003 Vendor Advisory
lists.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-05-16-4
OS X AppleGraphicsDeviceControl NULL Pointer Dereference ≈ Packet Storm packetstormsecurity.com
text/html
URL Logo MISC packetstormsecurity.com/files/137401/OS-X-AppleGraphicsDeviceControl-NULL-Pointer-Dereference.html
Apple Mac OSX Kernel - Null Pointer Dereference in AppleGraphicsDeviceControl - OSX dos Exploit Exploit
www.exploit-db.com
Proof of Concept
text/html
URL Logo EXPLOIT-DB 39923
782 - OS X exploitable kernel NULL pointer dereference in AppleGraphicsDeviceControl - project-zero - Monorail bugs.chromium.org
text/html
URL Logo MISC bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=782
Apple Mac OS X APPLE-SA-2016-05-16-4 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 90696

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
AppleMac Os XAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: