#VU26422 Type Confusion


Published: 2020-03-27 | Updated: 2020-03-27

Vulnerability identifier: #VU26422

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-3897

CWE-ID: CWE-843

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Apple Safari
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers

Vendor: Apple Inc.

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a type confusion error within the object transition cache. A remote attacker can trick a victim to visit a malicisou page or open a specially crafted file, trigger a type confusion error and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

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

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apple Safari: 0.8 - 13.0.3


CPE

External links
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-20-341/
http://support.apple.com/en-eg/HT211104


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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