An issue was discovered in certain Apple products. iOS before 10.1 is affected. The issue involves the "iTunes Backup" component, which improperly hashes passwords, making it easier to decrypt files.
Published 2017-02-20 08:59:01
Updated 2017-02-21 23:50:46
Source Apple Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-4685

0.12%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 46 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-4685

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
8.6
2.9
NIST
5.9
MEDIUM CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
2.2
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-4685

  • The product stores or transmits sensitive data using an encryption scheme that is theoretically sound, but is not strong enough for the level of protection required.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-4685

Products affected by CVE-2016-4685

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