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A vulnerability has been found in Apple iOS and iPadOS up to 14.1 (Smartphone Operating System) and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects some unknown processing of the component Kernel. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality.
The weakness was published 11/05/2020 with Google Project Zero as HT211929 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at support.apple.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2020-27950 since 10/27/2020. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack needs to be approached locally. Required for exploitation is a single authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 12/02/2020). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future. The advisory points out:
A malicious application may be able to disclose kernel memory. Apple is aware of reports that an exploit for this issue exists in the wild.
Upgrading to version 14.2 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability. The advisory contains the following remark:
A memory initialization issue was addressed.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.2
VulDB Base Score: 3.3
VulDB Temp Score: 3.2
VulDB Vector: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍
VulDB Base Score: 🔒
VulDB Temp Score: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍
ExploitingClass: Information disclosure
Status: Not defined
Price Prediction: 🔍
Current Price Estimation: 🔒
Threat IntelligenceInterest: 🔍
Active Actors: 🔍
Active APT Groups: 🔍
Reaction Time: 🔒
0-Day Time: 🔒
Exposure Time: 🔒
Upgrade: iOS/iPadOS 14.2
Timeline10/27/2020 CVE assigned
11/05/2020 +9 days Advisory disclosed
11/05/2020 +0 days Countermeasure disclosed
11/06/2020 +1 days VulDB entry created
12/02/2020 +26 days VulDB last update
Organization: Google Project Zero
CVE: CVE-2020-27950 (🔒)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917
EntryCreated: 11/06/2020 08:30 AM
Updated: 12/02/2020 08:08 PM
Changes: (1) source_cve_assigned
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