The kernel in Apple Mac OS X before 10.7.2 does not properly prevent FireWire DMA in the absence of a login, which allows physically proximate attackers to bypass intended access restrictions and discover a password by making a DMA request in the (1) loginwindow, (2) boot, or (3) shutdown state.
Published 2011-10-14 10:55:09
Updated 2012-01-14 03:55:34
Source Apple Inc.
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Threat overview for CVE-2011-3215

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Top open port discovered on systems with this issue 548
IPs affected by CVE-2011-3215 39
Threat actors abusing to this issue? Yes
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2011-3215

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~ 40 %
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CVSS scores for CVE-2011-3215

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