About the security content of Xcode 7.3

This document describes the security content of Xcode 7.3.

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Xcode 7.3

  • otool

    Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11 and later

    Impact: A local attacker may be able to cause unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

    Description: Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed through improved memory handling.


    CVE-2016-1765 : Proteas of Qihoo 360 Nirvan Team and Will Estes (@squiffy)

  • subversion

    Available for: OS X El Capitan v10.11 and later

    Impact: A malicious server may be able to execute arbitrary code

    Description: Multiple vulnerabilities existed in subversion versions prior to 1.7.21, the most serious of which may have led to remote code execution. These were addressed by updating subversion to version 1.7.22.


    CVE-2015-3184 : C. Michael Pilato, CollabNet

    CVE-2015-3187 : C. Michael Pilato, CollabNet

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