Upstream information

CVE-2017-7121 at MITRE

Description

An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. macOS before 10.13 is affected. The issue involves the third-party "file" product. Versions before 5.30 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having critical severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 7.5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.8
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction None
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
CVSSv3 Version 3

Note from the SUSE Security Team

While Apple claims this a vulnerability in file, Apple did not publish sufficient information to evaluate the issue. It likely is a duplicate of an existing other file CVE.

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