Apple macOS Clear History information disclosure

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A vulnerability was found in Apple macOS (Operating System) (affected version not known) and classified as problematic. Affected by this issue is some unknown processing of the component Clear History Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-200. Impacted is confidentiality, and integrity. CVE summarizes:

"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 published 04/03/2021. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2020-29623 since 12/08/2020. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack needs to be approached locally. Required for exploitation is a simple authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

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
VulDB Temp Score: 4.2
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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.20180712

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Created: 04/03/2021 10:35 AM
Updated: 04/08/2021 02:45 PM
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