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

Relative vulnerabilities

CVE-2011-2391, CVE-2011-3389, CVE-2011-3427, CVE-2011-4944, CVE-2012-0845, CVE-2012-0876, CVE-2012-1150, CVE-2013-0249, CVE-2013-1667, CVE-2013-1944, CVE-2013-3950, CVE-2013-3954, CVE-2013-4073, CVE-2013-5135, CVE-2013-5138, CVE-2013-5139, CVE-2013-5141, CVE-2013-5142, CVE-2013-5145, CVE-2013-5165, CVE-2013-5166, CVE-2013-5167, CVE-2013-5168, CVE-2013-5169, CVE-2013-5170, CVE-2013-5171, CVE-2013-5172, CVE-2013-5173, CVE-2013-5174, CVE-2013-5175, CVE-2013-5176, CVE-2013-5177, CVE-2013-5178, CVE-2013-5179, CVE-2013-5180, CVE-2013-5181, CVE-2013-5182, CVE-2013-5183, CVE-2013-5185, CVE-2013-5186, CVE-2013-5187, CVE-2013-5188, CVE-2013-5189, CVE-2013-5190, CVE-2013-5191, CVE-2013-5192

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
Renater 2013/VULN473

Exploits

No exploits available for this CVE in our database.

Relative technologies

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