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OS X update for EFI (CVE-2015-5914)

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OS X update for EFI (CVE-2015-5914)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:N)
Published
10/09/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
04/05/2017
Modified
03/18/2020

Description

The EFI component in Apple OS X before 10.11 allows physically proximate attackers to modify firmware during the EFI update process by inserting an Apple Ethernet Thunderbolt adapter with crafted code in an Option ROM, aka a "Thunderstrike" issue. NOTE: this issue exists because of an incomplete fix for CVE-2014-4498.

Solution(s)

  • apple-osx-upgrade-10_11

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