Apple iOS/iPadOS up to 13.4.1 System Preferences race condition
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A vulnerability was found in Apple iOS and iPadOS up to 13.4.1 (Smartphone Operating System). It has been classified as problematic. This affects an unknown code block of the component System Preferences. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a race condition vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-362. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The weakness was shared 05/20/2020 with Zero Day Initiative as HT211168 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at support.apple.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2020-9839 since 03/02/2020. An attack has to be approached locally. The requirement for exploitation is a authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 10/20/2020). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future. The advisory points out:
A race condition was addressed with improved state handling.
Upgrading to version 13.5 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.1
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.9
VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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ExploitingClass: Race condition
Status: Not defined
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Upgrade: iOS/iPadOS 13.5
Timeline03/02/2020 CVE assigned
05/20/2020 +79 days Advisory disclosed
05/20/2020 +0 days Countermeasure disclosed
05/29/2020 +9 days VulDB entry created
10/20/2020 +144 days VulDB last update
Organization: Zero Day Initiative
CVE: CVE-2020-9839 (🔒)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917
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EntryCreated: 05/30/2020 12:54 AM
Updated: 10/20/2020 09:48 AM
Changes: (2) source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary
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