Apple macOS up to 10.12.3 Kernel numeric error

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Apple macOS up to 10.12.3 (Operating System). This vulnerability affects some unknown processing of the component Kernel. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a numeric error vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-189. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 03/27/2017. The weakness was published 03/27/2017 by Ian Beer with Google Project Zero as HT207615 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is available at support.apple.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2017-2474 since 12/01/2016. Local access is required to approach this attack. Required for exploitation is a single authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available. The advisory points out:

An off-by-one issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.

After 2 weeks, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is possible to download the exploit at exploit-db.com. It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 99264 (Apple TV < 10.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Misc. and running in the context r.

Upgrading to version 10.12.4 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 Tenable (99264) and Exploit-DB (41793).

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Class: Numeric error
CWE: CWE-189
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Nessus ID: 99264
Nessus Name: Apple TV < 10.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 801105
OpenVAS Name: Apple Mac OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities-HT207615
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Upgrade: macOS 10.12.4

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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: apple.com

Advisory: HT207615
Researcher: Ian Beer
Organization: Google Project Zero
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2017-2474 (🔍)
SecurityTracker: 1038138
SecurityFocus: 97137 - Apple iOS/tvOS/macOS/watchOS Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
OSVDB: - CVE-2017-2474 - Apple - Multiple Products - Privilege Escalation Issue

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20180712

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Created: 03/28/2017 11:13 AM
Updated: 11/20/2022 08:49 AM
Changes: 03/28/2017 11:13 AM (85), 08/25/2020 06:47 PM (6), 11/20/2022 08:49 AM (5)
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