CVE-2020-9974

medium
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Description

A logic issue was addressed with improved state management. 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 malicious application may be able to determine kernel memory layout.

References

http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2020/Dec/26

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

https://support.apple.com/kb/HT212011

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-12-08

Updated: 2021-03-11

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 5.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 1.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Tenable Plugins

View all (4 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
146215Apple TV < 14.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMisc.
high
144453macOS 10.14.x < 10.14.6 Security Update 2020-007 / 10.15.x < 10.15.7 Security Update 2020-001 / macOS 11.x < 11.1 (HT212011)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
143115macOS 11.0.x < 11.0.1NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
142881Apple iOS < 14.2 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMobile Devices
high