Apple iOS/iPadOS Clear History information disclosure

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A vulnerability has been found in Apple iOS and iPadOS (Smartphone Operating System) (affected version unknown) and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code block of the component Clear History Handler. 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, and integrity. The summary by CVE is:

"Clear History and Website Data" did not clear the history. The issue was addressed with improved data deletion. This issue is fixed in macOS Big Sur 11.1, Security Update 2020-001 Catalina, Security Update 2020-007 Mojave, iOS 14.3 and iPadOS 14.3, tvOS 14.3. A user may be unable to fully delete browsing history.

The weakness was shared 04/03/2021. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2020-29623 since 12/08/2020. The exploitation appears to be easy. Attacking locally is a requirement. The requirement for exploitation is a single authentication. 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 04/08/2021). 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: 4.4
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.2

VulDB Base Score: 4.4
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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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12/08/2020 CVE assigned
04/03/2021 +115 days Advisory disclosed
04/03/2021 +0 days VulDB entry created
04/08/2021 +5 days VulDB last update

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

Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2020-29623 (🔒)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917

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Created: 04/03/2021 10:35 AM
Updated: 04/08/2021 02:40 PM
Changes: (5) source_cve_assigned source_cve_nvd_summary vulnerability_cvss2_vuldb_tempscore vulnerability_cvss3_vuldb_tempscore vulnerability_cvss3_meta_tempscore
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