Apple Watch up to 1.0.2 SQLite memory corruption

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A vulnerability has been found in Apple Watch up to 1.0.2 (Smartwatch Operating System) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code of the component SQLite. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-119. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 09/23/2015 by Michal Zalewski as HT205213 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability was named CVE-2015-3416 since 04/24/2015. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. 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 85501 (Scientific Linux Security Update : sqlite on SL6.x i386/x86_64), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Scientific 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-54853) and Tenable (85501). The entries 69855, 75130, 75131 and 75132 are related to this item.





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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.0

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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 85501
Nessus Name: Scientific Linux Security Update : sqlite on SL6.x i386/x86_64
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OpenVAS ID: 14611
OpenVAS Name: Amazon Linux Local Check: ALAS-2015-591
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Advisory: HT205213
Researcher: Michal Zalewski
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2015-3416 (🔍)

SecurityFocus: 74228 - SQLite Versions Prior to 3.8.9 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
Vulnerability Center: 54853 - Apple MacOS X before 10.11 Remote Unspecified Vulnerability due to an Issue in SQLite - CVE-2015-3416, High

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