VDB-76260 · CVE-2015-3714 · BID 75493

Apple Mac OS X up to 10.10.3 App Signature Verification 7pk security

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Apple Mac OS X up to 10.10.3 (Operating System). Affected is some unknown functionality of the component App Signature Verification Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a 7pk security vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-254. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Apple OS X before 10.10.4 does not properly consider custom resource rules during app signature verification, which allows attackers to bypass intended launch restrictions via a modified app.

The weakness was published 07/03/2015 by Emil Kvarnhammar with Zero Day Initiative (Website). The advisory is shared for download at lists.apple.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2015-3714 since 05/07/2015. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1211.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 84488 (Mac OS X 10.10.x < 10.10.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities (GHOST) (Logjam)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family MacOS X Local Security Checks.

Upgrading to version 10.10.4 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (84488). Similar entries are available at 75568, 76185, 76186 and 76187.








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Class: 7pk security
CWE: CWE-254
ATT&CK: T1211

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 84488
Nessus Name: Mac OS X 10.10.x < 10.10.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities (GHOST) (Logjam)
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OpenVAS ID: 801105
OpenVAS Name: Apple Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities-01 July15
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Mac OS X 10.10.4


05/07/2015 🔍
06/30/2015 +54 days 🔍
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05/23/2022 +2516 days 🔍


Vendor: apple.com

Advisory: lists.apple.com
Researcher: Emil Kvarnhammar
Organization: Zero Day Initiative
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2015-3714 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1032760
Vulnerability Center: 50925 - Apple MacOS X 10.8.5, 10.9.5 and 10.10 through 10.10.3 Remote Security Bypass - CVE-2015-3714, Medium
SecurityFocus: 75493 - Apple Mac OS X Prior to 10.10.4 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150108
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Created: 07/03/2015 10:32 AM
Updated: 05/23/2022 08:09 AM
Changes: 07/03/2015 10:32 AM (54), 07/03/2017 08:38 AM (17), 05/23/2022 08:03 AM (3), 05/23/2022 08:09 AM (1)
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