Information disclosure in iTerm2

Published: 2019-11-18 | Updated: 2019-11-18
Severity Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2019-19022
CWE ID CWE-200
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software iTerm2 Subscribe
Vendor George Nachman

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Information disclosure

Severity: Medium

CVSSv3: 6.5 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2019-19022

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient documentation about the presence of search history in "com.googlecode.iterm2.plist". A remote attacker can gain unauthorized access to sensitive information on the system, such as tokens, file path, IP address, etc.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

iTerm2: 3.0.0, 3.0.1, 3.0.2, 3.0.3, 3.0.4, 3.0.5, 3.0.6, 3.0.7, 3.0.8, 3.0.9, 3.0.10, 3.0.11, 3.0.12, 3.0.13, 3.0.14, 3.0.15, 3.1.0, 3.1.1, 3.1.2, 3.1.3, 3.1.4, 3.1.5, 3.1.6, 3.1.7, 3.2.0, 3.2.1, 3.2.2, 3.2.3, 3.2.4, 3.2.5, 3.2.6, 3.2.7, 3.2.8, 3.2.9, 3.3.0, 3.3.1, 3.3.2, 3.3.3, 3.3.4, 3.3.5, 3.3.6

CPE External links

https://gitlab.com/gnachman/iterm2/issues/8491

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.



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