CleanMyMac X input validation

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A vulnerability has been found in CleanMyMac X (version unknown) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

The CleanMyMac X software contains an exploitable privilege escalation vulnerability due to improper input validation. An attacker with local access could use this vulnerability to modify the file system as root.

The bug was discovered 01/02/2019. The weakness was published 01/10/2019 (Website). The advisory is available at talosintelligence.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2018-4033 since 01/02/2018. Local access is required to approach this attack. The successful exploitation requires a single authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 8 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

Similar entries are available at 129014, 129013, 129012 and 129011.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.8

VulDB Base Score: 7.8
VulDB Temp Score: 7.8
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NVD Base Score: 5.5
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CNA Base Score: 7.1
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Exploitinginfo

Class: Input validation
CWE: CWE-20
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: no mitigation known
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Timelineinfo

01/02/2018 🔍
01/02/2019 +365 days 🔍
01/10/2019 +8 days 🔍
01/10/2019 +0 days 🔍
01/11/2019 +1 days 🔍
06/26/2023 +1627 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Advisory: talosintelligence.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2018-4033 (🔍)
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Entryinfo

Created: 01/11/2019 08:13 AM
Updated: 06/26/2023 09:33 AM
Changes: 01/11/2019 08:13 AM (54), 04/28/2020 03:41 PM (1), 06/26/2023 09:33 AM (14)
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