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Apple iOS Vulnerability: CVE-2013-3954

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
06/05/2013
Created
07/25/2018
Added
10/08/2014
Modified
02/13/2015

Description

The posix_spawn system call in the XNU kernel in Apple Mac OS X 10.8.x does not properly validate the data for file actions and port actions, which allows local users to (1) cause a denial of service (panic) via a size value that is inconsistent with a header count field, or (2) obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory via a certain size value in conjunction with a crafted buffer.

Solution(s)

  • apple-ios-upgrade-latest

References

  • apple-ios-upgrade-latest

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