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Category:   Device (Multimedia)  >   Apple Watch Vendors:   Apple
(Apple Issues Fix for Apple Watch) Apple OS X Server Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information and Local Users Access Privileged Files
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1041669
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1041669
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-1777   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 17 2018
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Apple OS X Server. A local user can access certain files on the target system. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system. Apple Watch is affected.

The Time Machine component does not properly warn administrators when permissions are ignored in a backup [CVE-2016-1774]. A local user can obtain privileged files in a backup volume on the target system.

A remote user can exploit flaws in the RC4 algorithm with unspecific impact [CVE-2016-1777[.

A remote user can exploit an access control flaw in Apache with .DS_Store and .htaccess files on OS X Server to view potentially sensitive configuration information on the target system [CVE-2016-1776].

A remote user in a privileged network position may be able to exploit an access control flaw in some Wiki pages to obtain sensitive user information [CVE-2016-1787].

CJKApps, Pepi Zawodsky, Shawn Pullum of University of California, Irvine, and an anonymous researcher reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A local user can obtain privileged files on the target system.

A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

Solution:   Apple has issued a fix for CVE-2016-1777 for Apple Watch (5.0).

The Apple advisory is available at:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT209108

Vendor URL:  support.apple.com/en-us/HT209108 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   This archive entry is a follow-up to the message listed below.
Mar 21 2016 Apple OS X Server Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information and Local Users Access Privileged Files



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