The processor_set_tasks API implementation in Apple iOS before 9 allows local users to bypass an entitlement protection mechanism and obtain access to the task ports of arbitrary processes by leveraging root privileges.
Published 2015-09-18 12:00:21
Updated 2016-12-22 03:00:11
Source Apple Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: BypassGain privilege

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-5882

0.04%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 6 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-5882

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
7.2
HIGH AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
3.9
10.0
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2015-5882

  • The product does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2015-5882

Products affected by CVE-2015-5882

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