CVE-2016-7612

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:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Iphone Os from Apple contain the following vulnerability:

An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. iOS before 10.2 is affected. macOS before 10.12.2 is affected. watchOS before 3.1.3 is affected. The issue involves the "Kernel" component. It allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context or cause a denial of service (memory corruption) via a crafted app.

  • CVE-2016-7612 has been assigned by URL Logo [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 10.12.2, Security Update 2016-003 El Capitan, and Security Update 2016-007 Yosemite - Apple Support Vendor Advisory
support.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM support.apple.com/HT207423
Apple macOS/watchOS/iOS/tvOS Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Third Party Advisory
VDB Entry
cve.report (archive)
text/html
URL Logo BID 94905
Apple macOS < 10.12.2 / iOS < 10.2 Kernel - ipc_port_t Reference Count Leak Due to Incorrect externalMethod Overrides Use-After-Free - Multiple dos Exploit www.exploit-db.com
Proof of Concept
text/html
URL Logo EXPLOIT-DB 40955
About the security content of iOS 10.2 - Apple Support Vendor Advisory
support.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo CONFIRM support.apple.com/HT207422
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
text/html
URL Logo SECTRACK 1037469
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
AppleIphone OsAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
AppleMac Os XAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
AppleWatchosAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:apple:watchos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: