Apple iOS/iPadOS Kernel Memory memory corruption

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Apple iOS and iPadOS (Smartphone Operating System) (the affected version is unknown). This vulnerability affects an unknown function of the component Kernel Memory Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved input validation. This issue is fixed in iOS 13.6 and iPadOS 13.6, macOS Catalina 10.15.6, watchOS 6.2.8. A remote attacker may be able to cause unexpected system termination or corrupt kernel memory.

The weakness was released 10/23/2020. This vulnerability was named CVE-2020-9906 since 03/02/2020. The attack can be initiated remotely. The successful exploitation requires a single authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 11/26/2020). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.7
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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03/02/2020 CVE assigned
10/23/2020 +234 days Advisory disclosed
10/23/2020 +0 days VulDB entry created
11/26/2020 +34 days VulDB last update

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Vendor: https://www.apple.com/

Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2020-9906 (🔒)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917

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Created: 10/23/2020 03:49 PM
Updated: 11/26/2020 06:05 PM
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