CVE-2016-4780

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: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:

An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. macOS before 10.12.1 is affected. The issue involves the "Thunderbolt" component. It allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via a crafted app.

  • CVE-2016-4780 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 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

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