Apple iOS/iPadOS Kernel out-of-bounds write

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7.6$5k-$25k0.04

A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Apple iOS and iPadOS (Smartphone Operating System) (version unknown). Affected is an unknown function of the component Kernel. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a out-of-bounds write vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-787. The software writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was presented 10/24/2022 as HT213489 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is available at support.apple.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2022-42827. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 11/19/2022). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future. The advisory points out:

An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability. The advisory contains the following remark:

An out-of-bounds write issue was addressed with improved bounds checking.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.6

VulDB Base Score: 7.8
VulDB Temp Score: 7.5
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Exploitinginfo

Class: Out-of-bounds write
CWE: CWE-787 / CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: Upgrade
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Timelineinfo

10/11/2022 CVE reserved
10/24/2022 +13 days Advisory disclosed
10/24/2022 +0 days Countermeasure disclosed
10/25/2022 +1 days VulDB entry created
11/19/2022 +25 days VulDB last update

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: apple.com

Advisory: HT213489
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-42827 (🔒)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917

Entryinfo

Created: 10/25/2022 07:24 AM
Updated: 11/19/2022 07:12 PM
Changes: 10/25/2022 07:24 AM (16), 10/25/2022 07:27 AM (28), 11/19/2022 07:04 PM (2), 11/19/2022 07:12 PM (10)
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