Multiple vulnerabilities in Apple watchOS

Published: 2018-12-07 09:26:25 | Updated: 2018-12-07
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 15
CVE ID CVE-2018-4303
CVE-2018-4465
CVE-2018-4460
CVE-2018-4431
CVE-2018-4447
CVE-2018-4435
CVE-2018-4436
CVE-2018-4437
CVE-2018-4461
CVE-2018-4429
CVE-2018-4464
CVE-2018-4438
CVE-2018-4441
CVE-2018-4442
CVE-2018-4443
CVSSv3 6.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
7.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
4.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
4.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
7.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
6.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
4.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
8.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
7.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
4.6 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
8.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
8.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
8.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
8.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
8.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-843
CWE-119
CWE-264
CWE-200
CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software watchOS
Vulnerable software versions watchOS 5.1.1
watchOS 5.1
Vendor URL Apple Inc.

Security Advisory

1) Type confusion

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the target system.

The weakness exists due to type confusion in the Airport component. A local attacker can run a specially crafted application, trigger memory corruption and gain elevated privileges.

Remediation

Update to version 5.1.2.

External links

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT209343

2) Memory corruption

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the target system.

The weakness exists due to boundary error in the Disk Images component. A local attacker can run a specially crafted application, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.

Remediation

Update to version 5.1.2.

External links

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT209343

3) Denial of service

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to cause DoS condition on the target system.

The weakness exists due to an error in the Kernel component. A local attacker can conduct DoS attack and cause the device to crash.

Remediation

Update to version 5.1.2.

External links

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT209343

4) Information disclosure

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

The weakness exists due to a boundary error in the Kernel component. A local attacker can trigger memory corruption and read kernel memory.

Remediation

Update to version 5.1.2.

External links

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT209343

5) Memory corruption

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the target system.

The weakness exists due to boundary error in the Kernel component. A local attacker can run a specially crafted application, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.

Remediation

Update to version 5.1.2.

External links

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT209343

6) Privilege escalation

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the target system.

The weakness exists due to a logic issue in the Kernel component. A local attacker can run a specially crafted application and gain elevated privileges.

Remediation

Update to version 5.1.2.

External links

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT209343

7) Security restrictions bypass

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to bypass security restrictions on the target system.

The weakness exists due insufficient validation of certificates in the Profiles component. A local attacker can bypass security restrictions and cause an untrusted configuration profile to be incorrectly displayed as verified.

Remediation

Update to version 5.1.2.

External links

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT209343

8) Memory corruption

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists due to boundary error in the Webkit component. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted website, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.

Remediation

Update to version 5.1.2.

External links

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT209343

9) Memory corruption

Description

The vulnerability allows a local attacker to gain elevated privileges on the target system.

The weakness exists due to boundary error in the Kernel component. A local attacker can run a specially crafted application, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.

Remediation

Update to version 5.1.2.

External links

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT209343

10) Spoofing attack

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to conduct spoofing attack on the target system.

The weakness exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input in the LinkPresentation component. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted mail message and spoof UI.

Remediation

Update to version 5.1.2.

External links

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT209343

11) Memory corruption

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists due to boundary error in the Webkit component. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted website, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.

Remediation

Update to version 5.1.2.

External links

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT209343

12) Memory corruption

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists due to boundary error in the Webkit component. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted website, trigger state management error and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.

Remediation

Update to version 5.1.2.

External links

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT209343

13) Memory corruption

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists due to boundary error in the Webkit component. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted website, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.

Remediation

Update to version 5.1.2.

External links

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT209343

14) Memory corruption

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists due to boundary error in the Webkit component. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted website, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.

Remediation

Update to version 5.1.2.

External links

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT209343

15) Memory corruption

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The weakness exists due to boundary error in the Webkit component. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted website, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in system compromise.

Remediation

Update to version 5.1.2.

External links

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT209343

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