CVE-ID

CVE-2014-8817

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
coresymbolicationd in CoreSymbolication in Apple OS X before 10.10.2 does not verify that expected data types are present in XPC messages, which allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context via a crafted app, as demonstrated by lack of verification of xpc_dictionary_get_value API return values during handling of a (1) match_mmap_archives, (2) delete_mmap_archives, (3) write_mmap_archive, or (4) read_mmap_archive command.
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Date Entry Created
20141114 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
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Assigned (20141114)
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