The kernel in Apple iOS before 5 and Apple TV before 4.4 does not properly recover memory allocated for incomplete TCP connections, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (resource consumption) by making many connection attempts.
Published 2011-10-14 10:55:10
Updated 2017-08-29 01:30:08
Source Apple Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2011-3259

3.17%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 90 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2011-3259

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P
10.0
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2011-3259

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2011-3259

Products affected by CVE-2011-3259

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