CVE-2020-3835

medium
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Description

A validation issue existed in the handling of symlinks. This issue was addressed with improved validation of symlinks. This issue is fixed in macOS Catalina 10.15.3. A malicious application may be able to access restricted files.

References

https://support.apple.com/HT210919

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-02-27

Updated: 2020-03-03

Type: CWE-59

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 3.6

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

Impact Score: 4.9

Exploitability Score: 3.9

Severity: LOW

CVSS v3

Base Score: 4.4

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

Impact Score: 2.5

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Tenable Plugins

View all (1 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
133531macOS 10.15.x < 10.15.3 / 10.14.x < 10.14.6 / 10.13.x < 10.13.6NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical