Apple tvOS up to 13.4.4 Kernel use after free

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Apple tvOS up to 13.4.4 (Digital Media Player). Affected by this issue is an unknown code block of the component Kernel. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-416. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 05/26/2020 by Zhuo Liang with Qihoo 360 Vulcan Team as HT211171 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2020-9795 since 03/02/2020. The attack needs to be approached locally. The requirement for exploitation is a simple authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The advisory points out:

A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management.

Upgrading to version 13.4.5 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

Similar entries are available at 155685, 155707, 155708 and 155709.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.0

VulDB Base Score: 8.8
VulDB Temp Score: 8.4
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-416
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: tvOS 13.4.5


03/02/2020 🔍
05/26/2020 +85 days 🔍
05/26/2020 +0 days 🔍
05/29/2020 +3 days 🔍
10/19/2020 +143 days 🔍



Advisory: HT211171
Researcher: Zhuo Liang
Organization: Qihoo 360 Vulcan Team
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2020-9795 (🔍)
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Created: 05/30/2020 12:31 AM
Updated: 10/19/2020 07:41 PM
Changes: (2) source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary
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