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Overview

Vulnerability Score 10.0 10.0
CVE Id CVE-2014-8817
Last Modified 18 Feb 2015 09:59:48
Published 30 Jan 2015 06:59:29
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2014-8817

Summary

coresymbolicationd in CoreSymbolication in Apple OS X before 10.10.2 does not verify that expected data types are present in XPC messages, which allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context via a crafted app, as demonstrated by lack of verification of xpc_dictionary_get_value API return values during handling of a (1) match_mmap_archives, (2) delete_mmap_archives, (3) write_mmap_archive, or (4) read_mmap_archive command.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.10.1


References

MISC - https://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=80

CONFIRM - http://support.apple.com/HT204244

APPLE - APPLE-SA-2015-01-27-4

XF - macosx-cve20148817-priv-esc(100496)

SECTRACK - 1031650

Related Patches

Apple 2015-001 Security Update for Mac OS X 10.8.5 (HT204244)

Apple 2015-001 Security Update for Mac OS X 10.9.5 (HT204244)

Apple Yosemite 10.10.2 Update (Combo) for Mac OS X (HT204244) (Rev 2)

Apple Yosemite 10.10.2 Update for Mac OS X (HT204244)


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 11:07:44