Apple MacOSX Security Updates(HT209446)-03

Published: 2019-01-23 05:01:23
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Summary:
This host is installed with Apple Mac OS X and is prone to multiple vulnerabilities.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Multiple flaws exist due to, - Multiple memory corruption issues which were addressed with improved input validation and lock state checking. - A memory initialization issue which was addressed with improved memory handling. - A buffer overflow issue which was addressed with improved bounds checking. - A type confusion issue which was addressed with improved memory handling. - Multiple out-of-bounds read issues which were addressed with improved input validation and bounds checking.

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges, cause unexpected changes in memory shared between processes, elevate privileges and read restricted memory. A malicious application may be able to break out of its sandbox.

Affected Versions:
Apple Mac OS X versions 10.12.x through 10.12.6 build 16G1710, 10.13.x through 10.13.6 build 17G4015, 10.14.x through 10.14.2

Recommendations:
Upgrade to Apple Mac OS X 10.14.3 or later, or Apply appropriate patch for 10.12.x or 10.13.x versions. Please see the references for more information.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-6218
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-6208
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-6210
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-6205
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-6213
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-6214
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-6220
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-6230
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-6231
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-6225

References:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT209446

Severity
High
CVSS Score
9.3
Published
2019-01-23
Modified
2019-05-22
Category
Mac OS X Local Security Checks

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