The xpc_data_get_bytes function in libxpc in Apple OS X before 10.10.2 does not verify that a dictionary's Attributes key has the xpc_data data type, which allows attackers to execute arbitrary code by providing a crafted dictionary to sysmond, related to an "XPC type confusion" issue.
Published 2015-01-30 11:59:45
Updated 2017-09-08 01:29:29
Source Apple Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Execute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2014-8835

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.97%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 83 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2014-8835

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2014-8835

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

References for CVE-2014-8835

Products affected by CVE-2014-8835

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