CVE-2013-5184

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General

Score:5.7/10.0
Severity:Medium
Category:Resource Management Error

Impact Metrics

Confidentiality:None
Integrity:None
Availability:Complete

Exploitability Metrics

Access Vector:Adjacent Network
Access Complexity:Medium
Authentication:None

Published on 24/10/13 - Updated on 25/10/13

Description

The kernel in Apple Mac OS X before 10.9 does not properly check for errors during the processing of multicast Wi-Fi packets, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (system crash) by leveraging presence in an 802.11 network's coverage area.

Category: Resource Management Error

CWE-399 (Resource Management Errors)
Weaknesses in this category are related to improper management of system resources.

Security Notices

US National Vulnerability DatabaseCVE-2013-5184
Agence Nationale de la Sécurité des Systèmes d'Information CERTA-2013-AVI-601

Exploits

No exploits available for this CVE in our database.

Relative technologies

VendorProduct
applemac_os_x

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