Apple iOS up to 11.2 Files Widget information disclosure

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in Apple iOS up to 11.2 (Smartphone Operating System). This issue affects an unknown code of the component Files Widget. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-200. Impacted is confidentiality.

The bug was discovered 03/29/2018. The weakness was released 03/29/2018 by Don Moore (xisigr) with Tencent as HT208693 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at support.apple.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2018-4168 since 01/02/2018. An attack has to be approached locally. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The advisory points out:

The File Widget was displaying cached data when in the locked state. This issue was addressed with improved state management.

Upgrading to version 11.3 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 103578) and SecurityTracker (ID 1040604). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 115299, 115296, 115297 and 115298.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.3

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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: iOS 11.3

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Vendor: https://www.apple.com/

Advisory: HT208693
Researcher: Don Moore (xisigr)
Organization: Tencent
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2018-4168 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 103578 - Apple iOS APPLE-SA-2018-3-29-1 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
SecurityTracker: 1040604

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917
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Created: 03/31/2018 07:24 PM
Updated: 02/06/2021 04:29 PM
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