9.3
CVSSv2

CVE-2016-7644

Published: 20/02/2017 Updated: 30/10/2018
CVSS v2 Base Score: 9.3 | Impact Score: 10 | Exploitability Score: 8.6
CVSS v3 Base Score: 7.8 | Impact Score: 5.9 | Exploitability Score: 1.8
VMScore: 935
Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Vulnerability Summary

An issue exists in certain Apple products. iOS prior to 10.2 is affected. macOS prior to 10.12.2 is affected. watchOS prior to 3.1.3 is affected. The issue involves the "Kernel" component. It allows malicious users to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context or cause a denial of service (use-after-free) via a crafted app.

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About Apple security updatesFor our customers' protection, Apple doesn't disclose, discuss, or confirm security issues until an investigation has occurred and patches or releases are available Recent releases are listed on the Apple security updates page For more information about security, see the Apple Product Security page You can encrypt ...
About Apple security updatesFor our customers' protection, Apple doesn't disclose, discuss, or confirm security issues until an investigation has occurred and patches or releases are available Recent releases are listed on the Apple security updates page For more information about security, see the Apple Product Security page You can encrypt ...

Exploits

Source: bugschromiumorg/p/project-zero/issues/detail?id=965 set_dp_control_port is a MIG method on the host_priv_port so this bug is a root->kernel escalation kern_return_t set_dp_control_port( host_priv_t host_priv, ipc_port_t control_port) { if (host_priv == HOST_PRIV_NULL) return (KERN_ ...