Apple Watch up to 1.0.2 Kernel code

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A vulnerability was found in Apple Watch up to 1.0.2 (Smartwatch Operating System). It has been declared as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown code block of the component Kernel. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-17. As an impact it is known to affect availability.

The weakness was presented 09/23/2015 by Maxime Villard with m00nbsd as HT205213 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2015-5748 since 08/06/2015. The exploitation appears to be difficult. Local access is required to approach this attack. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available. The advisory points out:

An issue existed in HFS drive mounting. This was addressed by additional validation checks.

A public exploit has been developed in Ruby. It is declared as proof-of-concept. It is possible to download the exploit at

Upgrading to version 2 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 76340) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-52905). See 77174, 77175, 77176 and 77177 for similar entries.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 2.9
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 2.6

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Class: Denial of service
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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OpenVAS ID: 801105
OpenVAS Name: Apple Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities-03 October-15
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Upgrade: Watch 2


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Advisory: HT205213
Researcher: Maxime Villard
Organization: m00nbsd
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2015-5748 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 76340 - Apple Mac OS X Prior to 10.10.5 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
Vulnerability Center: 52905 - Apple watchOS <2 Local DoS in HFS Drive Mounting, Low

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Created: 09/28/2015 10:06 AM
Updated: 01/03/2018 09:49 AM
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