CVE-2014-8817

2015-01-30T06:59:29
ID CVE-2014-8817
Type cve
Reporter NVD
Modified 2017-09-07T21:29:28

Description

coresymbolicationd in CoreSymbolication in Apple OS X before 10.10.2 does not verify that expected data types are present in XPC messages, which allows attackers to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context via a crafted app, as demonstrated by lack of verification of xpc_dictionary_get_value API return values during handling of a (1) match_mmap_archives, (2) delete_mmap_archives, (3) write_mmap_archive, or (4) read_mmap_archive command.