Apple iOS/iPadOS Kernel Memory memory corruption

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Apple iOS and iPadOS (affected version unknown). Affected is an unknown functionality of the component Kernel Memory Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13.6.7, macOS Monterey 12.7.5, iOS 16.7.8 and iPadOS 16.7.8, tvOS 17.5, visionOS 1.2, iOS 17.5 and iPadOS 17.5, watchOS 10.5. An attacker that has already achieved kernel code execution may be able to bypass kernel memory protections.

The advisory is available at support.apple.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2024-27840 since 02/26/2024. The exploitability is told to be easy. Local access is required to approach this attack. 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 06/11/2024).

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at VDB-267874, VDB-267875, VDB-267876 and VDB-267877.

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
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Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Recommended: Upgrade
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02/26/2024 CVE reserved
06/11/2024 +105 days Advisory disclosed
06/11/2024 +0 days VulDB entry created
06/11/2024 +0 days VulDB entry last update

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: apple.com

Advisory: support.apple.com
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2024-27840 (🔒)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917
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Created: 06/11/2024 07:34 AM
Changes: 06/11/2024 07:34 AM (55)
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Cache ID: 34:17D:40

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