Apple watchOS Kernel Memory memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Apple watchOS (Smartwatch Operating System) (version unknown). Affected is some unknown functionality of the component Kernel Memory Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. This is going to have an impact on 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 presented 10/23/2020. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2020-9906 since 03/02/2020. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. A authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 11/26/2020).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.0

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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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 (🔒)

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Created: 10/23/2020 03:49 PM
Updated: 11/26/2020 06:21 PM
Changes: (2) source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary
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