Apple iCloud up to 7.3 on Windows WebKit memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Apple iCloud up to 7.3 on Windows (Cloud Software). Affected is an unknown part of the component WebKit. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 03/29/2018. The weakness was disclosed 03/29/2018 with Zero Day Initiative as HT208697 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is available at support.apple.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2018-4161 since 01/02/2018. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 06/03/2020). The advisory points out:

Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed with improved memory handling.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 109468 (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS / 17.10 : webkit2gtk vulnerabilities (USN-3635-1)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Ubuntu Local Security Checks and running in the context local. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 370850 (Apple iTunes for Windows Prior to 12.7.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities.(HT208694)).

Upgrading to version 7.4 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (109468). The entries 115296, 115301, 115302 and 115311 are pretty similar.

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
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Nessus ID: 109468
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OpenVAS ID: 53931
OpenVAS Name: Apple iCloud Security Updates(HT208697)-Windows
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Upgrade: iCloud 7.4

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

Advisory: HT208697
Organization: Zero Day Initiative
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CVE: CVE-2018-4161 (🔍)
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Created: 03/31/2018 09:53 PM
Updated: 06/03/2020 02:23 PM
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