CVE-2016-4638

Published on: 07/21/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:26:59 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:

Login Window in Apple OS X before 10.11.6 allows attackers to gain privileges via a crafted app that leverages a "type confusion."

  • CVE-2016-4638 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 v10.11.6 and Security Update 2016-004 - Apple Support Vendor Advisory
support.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM support.apple.com/HT206903
Apple macOS/OS X Multiple Flaws Let Remote and Local Users Deny Service, Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information, and Execute Arbitrary Code - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
text/html
URL Logo SECTRACK 1036348
Apple Mac OS X APPLE-SA-2016-07-18-1 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 91824
APPLE-SA-2016-07-18-1 OS X El Capitan v10.11.6 and Security Update 2016-004 Mailing List
Vendor Advisory
lists.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-07-18-1

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