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Overview

Vulnerability Score 10.0 10.0
CVE Id CVE-2014-8824
Last Modified 18 Feb 2015 09:59:54
Published 30 Jan 2015 06:59:34
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2014-8824

Summary

The kernel in Apple OS X before 10.10.2 does not properly validate IODataQueue object metadata fields, which allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context via a crafted app.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.10.1


References

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

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

XF - macosx-cve20148824-priv-esc(100516)

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 11:07:50