Apple iOS up to 12.1.2 Natural Language Processing input validation

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A vulnerability was found in Apple iOS up to 12.1.2 (Smartphone Operating System). It has been classified as problematic. Affected is some unknown functionality of the component Natural Language Processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as 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. This is going to have an impact on availability.

The bug was discovered 01/22/2019. The weakness was published 01/22/2019 with Tencent as HT209443 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at support.apple.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2019-6219 since 01/11/2019. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 07/02/2023). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future. The advisory points out:

A denial of service issue was addressed with improved validation.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 121393 (macOS 10.14.x < 10.14.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family MacOS X Local Security Checks and running in the context c. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 371589 (Apple macOS Mojave 10.14.3, Security Update 2019-001 High Sierra, Security Update 2019-001 Sierra Not Installed (HT209446)).

Upgrading to version 12.1.3 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 (121393). Similar entries are available at 128295, 130034, 130004 and 130005.

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

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Nessus ID: 121393
Nessus Name: macOS 10.14.x < 10.14.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: iOS 12.1.3

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12/14/2018 🔍
01/11/2019 +28 days 🔍
01/22/2019 +11 days 🔍
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01/23/2019 +1 days 🔍
01/25/2019 +2 days 🔍
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Sourcesinfo

Vendor: apple.com

Advisory: HT209443
Organization: Tencent
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2019-6219 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 106323 - SQLite CVE-2018-20346 Remote Integer Overflow Vulnerability

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917
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Entryinfo

Created: 01/23/2019 12:38 PM
Updated: 07/02/2023 12:29 PM
Changes: 01/23/2019 12:38 PM (69), 05/04/2020 04:26 PM (13), 07/02/2023 12:29 PM (4)
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