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Overview

Vulnerability Score 10.0 10.0
CVE Id CVE-2014-8835
Last Modified 18 Feb 2015 10:00:05
Published 30 Jan 2015 06:59:44
Confidentiality Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Integrity Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Availability Impact COMPLETE COMPLETE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2014-8835

Summary

The xpc_data_get_bytes function in libxpc in Apple OS X before 10.10.2 does not verify that a dictionary's Attributes key has the xpc_data data type, which allows attackers to execute arbitrary code by providing a crafted dictionary to sysmond, related to an "XPC type confusion" issue.

Vulnerable Systems

Operating System

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.10.0

  • Apple Mac Os X 10.10.1


References

MISC - https://code.google.com/p/google-security-research/issues/detail?id=121

BID - 71992

EXPLOIT-DB - 35742

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

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

XF - macosx-cve20148835-priv-esc(100530)

SECTRACK - 1031650

Related Patches

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 11:07:40