CVE-2016-7079

Published on: 12/29/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:06 PM UTC

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

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

The graphic acceleration functions in VMware Tools 9.x and 10.x before 10.0.9 on OS X allow local users to gain privileges or cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2016-7080.

  • CVE-2016-7079 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 LOW NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 4.6 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
VMware Tools Multiple Local Privilege Escalation Vulnerabilities Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 92938
VMware Tools Null Pointer Dereference Flaws Lets Local Guest System Users Gain Elevated Privileges on the Guest System - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
text/html
URL Logo SECTRACK 1036804
VMSA-2016-0014 Vendor Advisory
www.vmware.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM www.vmware.com/security/advisories/VMSA-2016-0014.html

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
AppleMac Os XAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
AppleMac Os XAllAllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools10.0.0AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools10.0.5AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools10.0.6AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.0.0AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.0.1AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.0.10AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.0.11AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.0.12AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.0.13AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.0.15AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.0.16AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.0.17AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.0.5AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.10.0AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.10.1AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.10.5AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.4.0AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.4.10AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.4.11AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.4.12AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.4.15AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.4.5AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools10.0.0AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools10.0.5AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools10.0.6AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.0.0AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.0.1AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.0.10AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.0.11AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.0.12AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.0.13AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.0.15AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.0.16AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.0.17AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.0.5AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.10.0AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.10.1AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.10.5AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.4.0AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.4.10AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.4.11AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.4.12AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.4.15AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareTools9.4.5AllAllAll
ApplicationVmwareToolsAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:10.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:10.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:10.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.0.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.0.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.10.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.4.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.4.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.4.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:10.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:10.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:10.0.6:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.0.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.0.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.0.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.0.13:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.0.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.0.16:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.0.17:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.0.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.10.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.10.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.4.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.4.11:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.4.12:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.4.15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:9.4.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:vmware:tools:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: