Apple iOS/iPadOS App race condition

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Apple iOS and iPadOS (version unknown). Affected is an unknown function of the component App Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a race condition vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-362. The product contains a code sequence that can run concurrently with other code, and the code sequence requires temporary, exclusive access to a shared resource, but a timing window exists in which the shared resource can be modified by another code sequence that is operating concurrently. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

A race condition was addressed with improved state handling. This issue is fixed in macOS Monterey 12.7.2, macOS Ventura 13.6.3, iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2, iOS 16.7.3 and iPadOS 16.7.3, macOS Sonoma 14.2. An app may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

The advisory is shared for download at support.apple.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2023-42974 since 09/14/2023. The exploitability is told to be difficult. The attack needs to be approached locally. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 03/28/2024).

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Class: Race condition
CWE: CWE-362
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Timelineinfo

09/14/2023 CVE reserved
03/28/2024 +196 days Advisory disclosed
03/28/2024 +0 days VulDB entry created
03/28/2024 +0 days VulDB entry last update

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: apple.com

Advisory: support.apple.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2023-42974 (🔒)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917

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Created: 03/28/2024 05:04 PM
Changes: 03/28/2024 05:04 PM (53)
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