dyld in Apple OS X before 10.10.5 does not properly validate pathnames in the environment, which allows local users to gain privileges via unspecified vectors.
Published 2015-08-16 23:59:33
Updated 2017-09-21 01:29:07
Source Apple Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Input validation

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-3760

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 19 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2015-3760

  • Apple OS X DYLD_PRINT_TO_FILE Privilege Escalation
    Disclosure Date: 2015-07-21
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    In Apple OS X 10.10.4 and prior, the DYLD_PRINT_TO_FILE environment variable is used for redirecting logging data to a file instead of stderr. Due to a design error, this feature can be abused by a local attacker to write arbitrary files as root via restricted, SUID-

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-3760

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

CWE ids for CVE-2015-3760

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2015-3760

Products affected by CVE-2015-3760

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