CVE-2020-10003

high

Description

An issue existed within the path validation logic for symlinks. This issue was addressed with improved path sanitization. This issue is fixed in macOS Big Sur 11.0.1, iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2, tvOS 14.2, watchOS 7.1. A local attacker may be able to elevate their privileges.

References

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2020/Dec/32

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211928

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211929

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211930

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211931

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-12-08

Updated: 2020-12-15

Type: CWE-59

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.6

Vector: AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: HIGH