CVE-2016-4688

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

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

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/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:

An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. iOS before 10.1 is affected. macOS before 10.12.1 is affected. tvOS before 10.0.1 is affected. watchOS before 3.1 is affected. watchOS before 3.1.3 is affected. The issue involves the "FontParser" component. It allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (buffer overflow and application crash) via a crafted font.

  • CVE-2016-4688 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
NETWORK LOW NONE REQUIRED
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 6.8 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
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CVE References

Description Tags Link
Apple iOS/macOS/tvOS/watchOS CVE-2016-4688 Buffer Overflow Vulnerability Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 94572
About the security content of watchOS 3.1 - Apple Support Vendor Advisory
support.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM support.apple.com/HT207269
About the security content of macOS Sierra 10.12.1, Security Update 2016-002 El Capitan, and Security Update 2016-006 Yosemite - Apple Support Vendor Advisory
support.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM support.apple.com/HT207275
About the security content of iOS 10.1 - Apple Support Vendor Advisory
support.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM support.apple.com/HT207271
Apple macOS/OS X Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Local Users Deny Service and Gain Elevated Privileges - SecurityTracker Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
www.securitytracker.com
text/html
URL Logo SECTRACK 1037469
About the security content of tvOS 10.0.1 - Apple Support Vendor Advisory
support.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM support.apple.com/HT207270
About the security content of watchOS 3.1.3 - Apple Support Vendor Advisory
support.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM support.apple.com/HT207487

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

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