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Sid 1-41999

Message

OS-OTHER Apple OSX and iOS x509 certificate name constraints parsing use after free attempt

Summary

An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. iOS before 10.3 is affected. macOS before 10.12.4 is affected. tvOS before 10.2 is affected. watchOS before 3.2 is affected. The issue involves the "Security" component. It allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted X.509 certificate file.

Impact

CVSS base score 8.8 CVSS impact score 5.9 CVSS exploitability score 2.8 confidentialityImpact HIGH integrityImpact HIGH availabilityImpact HIGH

CVE-2017-2485:

CVSS base score 8.8

CVSS impact score 5.9

CVSS exploitability score 2.8

Confidentiality Impact HIGH

Integrity Impact HIGH

Availability Impact HIGH

Detailed information

CVE-2017-2485: An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. iOS before 10.3 is affected. macOS before 10.12.4 is affected. tvOS before 10.2 is affected. watchOS before 3.2 is affected. The issue involves the "Security" component. It allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (memory corruption and application crash) via a crafted X.509 certificate file.

Affected systems

  • apple apple_tv 10.1.1
  • apple iphone_os 10.2.1
  • apple macosx 10.12.3
  • apple watchos 3.1.3

Ease of attack

CVE-2017-2485:

Access Vector

Access Complexity

Authentication

False positives

None known

False negatives

None known

Corrective action

Upgrade to the latest non-affected version of the software.

Apply the appropriate vendor supplied patches.

Contributors

  • Talos research team.
  • This document was generated from data supplied by the national vulnerability database, a product of the national institute of standards and technology.
  • For more information see nvd.

Additional References

  • www.talosintelligence.com/reports/TALOS-2017-0296/