Apple macOS up to 10.15.0 PluginKit information disclosure

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A vulnerability was found in Apple macOS up to 10.15.0 (Operating System). It has been declared as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing of the component PluginKit. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality.

The weakness was shared 10/29/2019 as HT210722 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at support.apple.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2019-8708. Attacking locally is a requirement. Required for exploitation is a single authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The advisory points out:

A logic issue was addressed with improved restrictions.

Upgrading to version 10.15.1 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The entries 144590, 144591, 144592 and 144593 are related to this item.

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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.2

VulDB Base 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: macOS 10.15.1

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10/29/2019 🔍
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Vendor: https://www.apple.com/

Advisory: HT210722
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2019-8708 (🔍)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20180712
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Created: 10/31/2019 08:39 AM
Updated: 10/31/2019 08:44 AM
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