Denial of service in Apple macOS and iOS



Published: 2019-11-05
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-20
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
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Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Apple iOS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Apple Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU22517

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper Input Validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted request and cause a denial of service condition on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 10.14 18A391 - 10.14.6 18G84, 10.15 19A583

Apple iOS: 12.4 16G77 - 12.4.3 16G130, 13.1 17A844 - 13.1.3 17A878


CPE2.3 External links

http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/47578/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.



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