Vulnerability CVE-2017-8665


Published: 2017-08-15

Description:
The Xamarin.iOS update component on systems running macOS allows an attacker to run arbitrary code as root, aka "Xamarin.iOS Elevation Of Privilege Vulnerability."

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
Xamarin Studio For Mac 6.2.1 (Build 3) / 6.3 (Build 863) Privilege Escalation
Yorick Koster
16.08.2017

Type:

CWE-732

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.2/10
10/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Microsoft -> Xamarin.ios 

 References:
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/100308
https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2017-8665
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/42454/

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