Apple macOS up to 10.14/10.15.0/13.0 Audio File out-of-bounds read

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A vulnerability was found in Apple macOS up to 10.14/10.15.0/13.0 (Operating System). It has been classified as problematic. This affects an unknown code block of the component Audio File Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-125. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:

An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved input validation. This issue is fixed in macOS Catalina 10.15, iOS 13.1 and iPadOS 13.1, tvOS 13, macOS Catalina 10.15.1, Security Update 2019-001, and Security Update 2019-006, watchOS 6. Processing a maliciously crafted audio file may disclose restricted memory.

The weakness was shared 10/28/2020. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2019-8850 since 02/18/2019. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. 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 11/29/2020). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-125
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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-2019-8850 (🔒)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20180712

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Created: 10/28/2020 01:10 PM
Updated: 11/29/2020 02:07 PM
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