Apple macOS 10.14 Kernel memory corruption

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Apple macOS 10.14 (Operating System). Affected is an unknown part of the component Kernel. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in macOS Catalina 10.15, tvOS 13. An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

The weakness was disclosed 12/18/2019. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2019-8717 since 02/18/2019. Local access is required to approach this attack. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

Upgrading to version 10.15 eliminates this vulnerability.

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
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Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: macOS 10.15

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02/18/2019 🔍
12/18/2019 +303 days 🔍
12/19/2019 +1 days 🔍
03/15/2024 +1548 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: apple.com

Advisory: support.apple.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2019-8717 (🔍)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20180712

Entryinfo

Created: 12/19/2019 09:11 AM
Updated: 03/15/2024 08:45 AM
Changes: 12/19/2019 09:11 AM (39), 12/19/2019 09:16 AM (18), 03/15/2024 08:45 AM (4)
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