Apple Watch up to 1.0.2 SQLite input validation

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A vulnerability, which was classified as very critical, has been found in Apple Watch up to 1.0.2 (Smartwatch Operating System). Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality of the component SQLite. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-20. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 09/23/2015 by Michal Zalewski as HT205213 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2015-3414 since 04/24/2015. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 05/11/2018). The advisory points out:

Multiple vulnerabilities existed in SQLite v3.8.5. These issues were addressed by updating SQLite to version

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 84625 (Amazon Linux AMI : php56 (ALAS-2015-563)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Amazon Linux Local Security Checks and running in the context local. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 350141 (Amazon Linux Security Advisory for php54: ALAS-2015-561).

Upgrading to version 2 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 74228), Vulnerability Center (SBV-54847) and Tenable (84625). The entries 69855, 75130, 75131 and 75132 are pretty similar.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.4

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Class: Privilege escalation
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 84625
Nessus Name: Amazon Linux AMI : php56 (ALAS-2015-563)
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OpenVAS ID: 14611
OpenVAS Name: Amazon Linux Local Check: ALAS-2015-591
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Upgrade: Watch 2


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Advisory: HT205213
Researcher: Michal Zalewski
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2015-3414 (🔍)

SecurityFocus: 74228 - SQLite Versions Prior to 3.8.9 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
Vulnerability Center: 54847 - Apple MacOS X before 10.11 Remote Unspecified Vulnerability due to an Issue in SQLite - CVE-2015-3414, High

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Created: 09/28/2015 10:06 AM
Updated: 05/11/2018 01:06 PM
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