Vulnerability Name:

CVE-2013-3954 (CCN-84812)

Summary:The posix_spawn system call in the XNU kernel in Apple Mac OS X 10.8.x does not properly validate the data for file actions and port actions, which allows local users to (1) cause a denial of service (panic) via a size value that is inconsistent with a header count field, or (2) obtain sensitive information from kernel heap memory via a certain size value in conjunction with a crafted buffer.
CVSS v3 Severity:4.0 Medium (CCN CVSS v3.1 Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L)
Exploitability Metrics:Attack Vector (AV): Local
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): None
Scope:Scope (S): Unchanged
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): Low
CVSS v2 Severity:6.9 Medium (CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
5.1 Medium (Temporal CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availibility (A): Complete
2.1 Low (CCN CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)
1.6 Low (CCN Temporal CVSS v2 Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Exploitability Metrics:Access Vector (AV): Local
Access Complexity (AC): Low
Athentication (Au): None
Impact Metrics:Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availibility (A): Partial
Vulnerability Type:CWE-20
Vulnerability Consequences:Denial of Service
References:Source: CCN
Type: Stefan Esser
Mountain Lion/iOS Vulnerabilities Garage Sale

Source: MISC
Type: Exploit

Source: MITRE
Type: CNA

Source: APPLE

Source: APPLE

Source: CCN
Type: SA54886
Apple iOS Multiple Vulnerabilities


Source: CCN
Type: Apple Web site
About the security content of iOS 7


Source: CCN
Type: BID-60444
Apple Mac OS X CVE-2013-3954 Local Denial of Service and Information Disclosure Vulnerability


Source: MISC

Source: XF

Vulnerable Configuration:Configuration 1:
  • cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • Configuration 2:
  • cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:1.1.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:2.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:3.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:3.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:3.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:3.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:3.2.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:ios:4.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:ios:4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:ios:4.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:ios:4.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:ios:4.2.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:ios:4.2.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:ios:4.2.8:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:ios:4.3.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:ios:4.3.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:ios:4.3.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:ios:4.3.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:ios:4.3.5:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:ios:5.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:ios:5.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:ios:5.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:ios:5.1.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:ios:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:ios:6.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:ios:6.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:ios:6.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:ios:6.1.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:ios:6.1.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* (Version <= 6.1.4)

  • Configuration CCN 1:
  • cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.8.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.8.4:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.8.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
  • OR cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:10.8.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

  • * Denotes that component is vulnerable
    apple mac os x 10.8.0
    apple mac os x 10.8.1
    apple mac os x 10.8.2
    apple mac os x 10.8.3
    apple mac os x 10.8.4
    apple iphone os 1.0.0
    apple iphone os 1.0.1
    apple iphone os 1.0.2
    apple iphone os 1.1.0
    apple iphone os 1.1.1
    apple iphone os 1.1.2
    apple iphone os 1.1.3
    apple iphone os 1.1.4
    apple iphone os 1.1.5
    apple iphone os 2.0
    apple iphone os 2.0.0
    apple iphone os 2.0.1
    apple iphone os 2.0.2
    apple iphone os 2.1
    apple iphone os 2.1.1
    apple iphone os 2.2
    apple iphone os 2.2.1
    apple iphone os 3.0
    apple iphone os 3.0.1
    apple iphone os 3.1
    apple iphone os 3.1.2
    apple iphone os 3.1.3
    apple iphone os 3.2
    apple iphone os 3.2.1
    apple iphone os 3.2.2
    apple iphone os 4.0
    apple iphone os 4.0.1
    apple iphone os 4.0.2
    apple iphone os 4.1
    apple iphone os 4.2.1
    apple iphone os 4.2.5
    apple iphone os 4.2.8
    apple iphone os 4.3.0
    apple iphone os 4.3.1
    apple iphone os 4.3.2
    apple iphone os 4.3.3
    apple iphone os 4.3.5
    apple iphone os 5.0
    apple iphone os 5.0.1
    apple iphone os 5.1
    apple iphone os 5.1.1
    apple iphone os 6.0
    apple iphone os 6.0.1
    apple iphone os 6.0.2
    apple iphone os 6.1
    apple iphone os 6.1.2
    apple iphone os 6.1.3
    apple iphone os *
    apple mac os x 10.8.3
    apple mac os x 10.8.4
    apple mac os x 10.8.0
    apple mac os x 10.8.2
    apple mac os x 10.8.1