CVE-2016-1861

Published on: 06/19/2016 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:

The NVIDIA Graphics Drivers subsystem in Apple OS X before 10.11.5 allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted app, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-1846.

  • CVE-2016-1861 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
724 - OS X kernel stack buffer overflow in GeForce gpu driver - project-zero - Monorail bugs.chromium.org
text/html
URL Logo MISC bugs.chromium.org/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=724
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
Apple Mac OSX Kernel - GeForce GPU Driver Stack Buffer Overflow - OSX dos Exploit www.exploit-db.com
Proof of Concept
text/html
URL Logo EXPLOIT-DB 39930

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:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: