CVE-2016-7609

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

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

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

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

An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. macOS before 10.12.2 is affected. The issue involves the "AppleGraphicsPowerManagement" component. It allows local users to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference) via unspecified vectors.

  • CVE-2016-7609 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.

CVSS3 Score: 6.2 - MEDIUM

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW NONE NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED NONE NONE HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 4.9 - MEDIUM

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

CVE References

Description Tags Link
About the security content of macOS Sierra 10.12.2, Security Update 2016-003 El Capitan, and Security Update 2016-007 Yosemite - Apple Support support.apple.com
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URL Logo CONFIRM support.apple.com/HT207423
Apple macOS APPLE-SA-2016-12-13-1 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities cve.report (archive)
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URL Logo BID 94903
Apple macOS/OS X Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Local Users Deny Service and Gain Elevated Privileges - SecurityTracker www.securitytracker.com
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URL Logo SECTRACK 1037469

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