Apple iTunes up to 12.10.6 on Windows WebKit privileges management
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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Apple iTunes up to 12.10.6 on Windows (Multimedia Player Software). Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing of the component WebKit. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-269. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The weakness was released 05/20/2020 with Zero Day Initiative as HT211178 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at support.apple.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2020-9850 since 03/02/2020. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 10/20/2020). The advisory points out:
A logic issue was addressed with improved restrictions.
Upgrading to version 12.10.7 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 8.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.2
VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 7.0
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ExploitingClass: Privilege escalation
Status: Not defined
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Upgrade: iTunes 12.10.7
Timeline03/02/2020 CVE assigned
05/20/2020 +79 days Advisory disclosed
05/20/2020 +0 days Countermeasure disclosed
05/30/2020 +10 days VulDB entry created
10/20/2020 +143 days VulDB last update
Organization: Zero Day Initiative
CVE: CVE-2020-9850 (🔒)
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EntryCreated: 05/30/2020 07:06 AM
Updated: 10/20/2020 11:48 AM
Changes: (2) source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary
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