The kernel in Apple Mac OS X before 10.9 does not properly determine the output length for SHA-2 digest function calls, which allows context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (panic) by triggering a digest operation, as demonstrated by an IPSec connection.
Published 2013-10-24 03:48:49
Updated 2013-10-24 15:09:56
Source Apple Inc.
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Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2013-5172

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 18 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2013-5172

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2013-5172

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References for CVE-2013-5172

Products affected by CVE-2013-5172

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