Multiple vulnerabilities in Apple iOS



Published: 2020-11-06
Risk Critical
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 4
CVE-ID CVE-2020-27929
CVE-2020-27930
CVE-2020-27950
CVE-2020-27932
CWE-ID CWE-264
CWE-119
CWE-125
CWE-843
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Vulnerability #2 is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerability #3 is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerability #4 is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software
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Apple iOS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Apple Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 4 vulnerabilities.

1) Security restrictions bypass

EUVDB-ID: #VU48174

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-27929

CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass certain restrictions

The vulnerability exists due to a logic issue in the handling of Group FaceTime calls. A user may send video in Group FaceTime calls without knowing that they have done so.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apple iOS: 12.4 16G77, 12.4.1 16G102, 12.4.2 16G114, 12.4.3 16G130, 12.4.4 16G140, 12.4.5 16G161, 12.4.6 16G183, 12.4.7 16G192, 12.4.8 16G201

CPE2.3 External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211940

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.

2) Memory corruption

EUVDB-ID: #VU48171

Risk: Critical

CVSSv3.1: 8.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-27930

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing fonts within the FontParser component. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted document or web page, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Note, this vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apple iOS: 12.4 16G77, 12.4.1 16G102, 12.4.2 16G114, 12.4.3 16G130, 12.4.4 16G140, 12.4.5 16G161, 12.4.6 16G183, 12.4.7 16G192, 12.4.8 16G201

CPE2.3 External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211940

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?

Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.

3) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU48173

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:H/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-27950

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition within macOS kernel. A local user can run a specially crafted program to gain access to sensitive kernel information on the system.

Note, this vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apple iOS: 12.4 16G77, 12.4.1 16G102, 12.4.2 16G114, 12.4.3 16G130, 12.4.4 16G140, 12.4.5 16G161, 12.4.6 16G183, 12.4.7 16G192, 12.4.8 16G201

CPE2.3 External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211940

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.

4) Type Confusion

EUVDB-ID: #VU48172

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 8.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-27932

CWE-ID: CWE-843 - Access of Resource Using Incompatible Type ('Type Confusion')

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a type confusion error in macOS kernel. A local user can run a specially crafted application to trigger a type confusion error and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Note, this vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apple iOS: 12.4 16G77, 12.4.1 16G102, 12.4.2 16G114, 12.4.3 16G130, 12.4.4 16G140, 12.4.5 16G161, 12.4.6 16G183, 12.4.7 16G192, 12.4.8 16G201

CPE2.3 External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211940

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.



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