Apple watchOS Application access control

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Apple watchOS (Smartwatch Operating System) (the affected version is unknown). This vulnerability affects an unknown function of the component Application Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-264. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

This issue was addressed with improved checks. This issue is fixed in tvOS 13.3, watchOS 6.1.1, iCloud for Windows 10.9, macOS Catalina 10.15.2, Security Update 2019-002 Mojave, and Security Update 2019-007 High Sierra, iOS 13.3 and iPadOS 13.3, iTunes 12.10.3 for Windows, iCloud for Windows 7.16. An application may be able to gain elevated privileges.

The weakness was shared 10/28/2020. This vulnerability was named CVE-2019-8848 since 02/18/2019. The exploitation appears to be easy. Local access is required to approach this attack. The successful exploitation requires a single authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1068 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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02/18/2019 CVE assigned
10/28/2020 +618 days Advisory disclosed
10/28/2020 +0 days VulDB entry created
11/29/2020 +32 days VulDB last update

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

Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2019-8848 (🔒)

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Created: 10/28/2020 01:08 PM
Updated: 11/29/2020 01:23 PM
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