Vulnerability CVE-2014-4434


Published: 2014-10-17   Modified: 2014-10-18

Description:
The kernel in Apple OS X before 10.10 allows physically proximate attackers to cause a denial of service (NULL pointer dereference and system crash) via a crafted filename on an HFS filesystem.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
MacOSX 10.9/XNU HFS Kernel Multiple Vulnerabilities
Maksymilian Arci...
04.04.2014
High
MacOS X 10.9 Hard Link Memory Corruption PoC
Maksymilian Arci...
19.10.2014
Med.
MacOS X 10.9.5 NULL pointer dereference
Maksymilian Arci...
08.11.2014

Type:

CWE-119

(Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer)

CVSS2 => (AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:C)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.9/10
6.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
None
Complete
Affected software
Apple -> Mac os x 

 References:
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT6535
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/97633
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031063
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/70618
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2014-10/0101.html

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