CVE-2016-4617

Published on: 02/20/2017 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:26:58 PM UTC

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

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

An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. macOS before 10.12 is affected. The issue involves a sandbox escape related to launchctl process spawning in the "libxpc" component.

  • CVE-2016-4617 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 8.8 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW LOW NONE
Scope Confidentiality
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CHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 4.6 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Confidentiality
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PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Apple macOS CVE-2016-4617 Multiple Security Bypass Vulnerabilities cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 96329
About the security content of macOS Sierra 10.12 - Apple Support Vendor Advisory
support.apple.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM support.apple.com/HT207170

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