macOS 10.15.x < Catalina Security Update 2022-005 Catalina (HT213343)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 163394

Synopsis

The remote host is missing a macOS or Mac OS X security update or supplemental update that fixes multiple vulnerabilities

Description

The remote host is running a version of macOS / Mac OS X that is 0.0.x prior to Catalina Security Update 2022-005 Catalina. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- vim is vulnerable to Heap-based Buffer Overflow (CVE-2021-4136)

- vim is vulnerable to Out-of-bounds Read (CVE-2021-4166, CVE-2021-4193, CVE-2022-0128)

- vim is vulnerable to Use After Free (CVE-2021-4173, CVE-2021-4187, CVE-2021-4192)

- A validation issue existed in the handling of symlinks and was addressed with improved validation of symlinks. This issue is fixed in macOS Monterey 12.4. An app may be able to gain elevated privileges.
(CVE-2022-26704)

- An issue in FaceTime was addressed by enabling hardened runtime. (CVE-2022-32781)

- A null pointer dereference in ImageIO was addressed with improved validation. (CVE-2022-32785)

- An issue in the handling of environment variables in PackageKitwas addressed with improved validation.
(CVE-2022-32786)

- An out-of-bounds write issue in the ICU library was addressed with improved bounds checking.
(CVE-2022-32787, CVE-2022-32843)

- Several issues in AppleScript were addressed with improved checks.
(CVE-2022-32797, CVE-2022-32800, CVE-2022-32847)

- An out-of-bounds read issue in SMB was addressed with improved bounds checking. (CVE-2022-32799)

- An issue in the Calendar app was addressed with improved handling of caches. (CVE-2022-32805)

- An issue in Spindump addressed with improved file handling. (CVE-2022-32807)

- A memory corruption vulnerability in the Intel graphics driver was addressed with improved locking.
(CVE-2022-32811)

- Issues in the kernel were addressed with improved memory handling. (CVE-2022-32812, CVE-2022-32813, CVE-2022-32815, CVE-2022-32832)

- A logic issue was addressed with improved state management. (CVE-2022-32819, CVE-2022-32838)

- An out-of-bounds write issue was addressed with improved input validation. (CVE-2022-32820)

- A memory initialization in libxml2 issue was addressed with improved memory handling. (CVE-2022-32823)

- An authorization issue in AppleMobileFileIntegrity was addressed with improved state management. (CVE-2022-32826)

- An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved bounds checking. (CVE-2022-32831)

- An access issue was addressed with improvements to the sandbox. (CVE-2022-32834)

- The issue was addressed with improved bounds checks. (CVE-2022-32839)

- An out-of-bounds read issue in AppleScript was addressed with improved input validation. (CVE-2022-32842, CVE-2022-32851, CVE-2022-32853)

- An information disclosure issue in the Calendar app was addressed by removing the vulnerable code.
(CVE-2022-32849)

- This issue was addressed by using HTTPS when sending information over the network. (CVE-2022-32857)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the operating system's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to macOS 10.15.x < Catalina Security Update 2022-005 Catalina or later

See Also

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213343

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 163394

File Name: macos_HT213343.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 7/22/2022

Updated: 12/15/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-26704

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-32839

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x, cpe:/o:apple:macos

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 7/20/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/19/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-4136, CVE-2021-4166, CVE-2021-4173, CVE-2021-4187, CVE-2021-4192, CVE-2021-4193, CVE-2022-0128, CVE-2022-26704, CVE-2022-32781, CVE-2022-32785, CVE-2022-32786, CVE-2022-32787, CVE-2022-32797, CVE-2022-32799, CVE-2022-32800, CVE-2022-32805, CVE-2022-32807, CVE-2022-32811, CVE-2022-32812, CVE-2022-32813, CVE-2022-32815, CVE-2022-32819, CVE-2022-32820, CVE-2022-32823, CVE-2022-32826, CVE-2022-32831, CVE-2022-32832, CVE-2022-32834, CVE-2022-32838, CVE-2022-32839, CVE-2022-32842, CVE-2022-32843, CVE-2022-32847, CVE-2022-32849, CVE-2022-32851, CVE-2022-32853, CVE-2022-32857

APPLE-SA: HT213343, APPLE-SA-2022-07-20

IAVA: 2022-A-0294-S, 2022-A-0442-S