macOS 13.x < 13.6.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities (HT214038)

high Nessus Plugin ID 186731

Synopsis

The remote host is missing a macOS update that fixes multiple vulnerabilities

Description

The remote host is running a version of macOS / Mac OS X that is 13.x prior to 13.6.3. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities:

- A privacy issue was addressed with improved private data redaction for log entries. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.2, iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2, watchOS 10.2, macOS Ventura 13.6.3, iOS 16.7.3 and iPadOS 16.7.3, macOS Monterey 12.7.2. An app may be able to access sensitive user data. (CVE-2023-42919)

- This issue was addressed with improved redaction of sensitive information. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.2, macOS Ventura 13.6.3, macOS Monterey 12.7.2. An app may be able to access information about a user's contacts. (CVE-2023-42894)

- A logic issue was addressed with improved checks. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.2, macOS Ventura 13.6.3. An app may be able to access sensitive user data. (CVE-2023-42924)

- The issue was addressed with improved checks. This issue is fixed in iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1, macOS Ventura 13.6.3, macOS Sonoma 14.1, macOS Monterey 12.7.1. An app with root privileges may be able to access private information. (CVE-2023-42952)

- This issue was addressed with improved redaction of sensitive information. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.2, iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2, macOS Ventura 13.6.3, tvOS 17.2, iOS 16.7.3 and iPadOS 16.7.3. An app may be able to disclose kernel memory. (CVE-2023-42884)

- An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved bounds checking. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.2, macOS Ventura 13.6.3, macOS Monterey 12.7.2. A user may be able to cause unexpected app termination or arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2023-42886)

- This issue was addressed with improved redaction of sensitive information. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.2, iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2, macOS Ventura 13.6.3, iOS 16.7.3 and iPadOS 16.7.3, macOS Monterey 12.7.2. An app may be able to read sensitive location information. (CVE-2023-42922)

- A privacy issue was addressed with improved handling of files. This issue is fixed in watchOS 10.1, macOS Sonoma 14.1, macOS Monterey 12.7.2, macOS Ventura 13.6.3, iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1. An app may be able to access sensitive user data. (CVE-2023-42834)

- The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.2, iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2, watchOS 10.2, macOS Ventura 13.6.3, tvOS 17.2, iOS 16.7.3 and iPadOS 16.7.3, macOS Monterey 12.7.2. Processing an image may lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2023-42899)

- An authentication issue was addressed with improved state management. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.2, macOS Ventura 13.6.3, macOS Monterey 12.7.2. An app may be able to monitor keystrokes without user permission. (CVE-2023-42891)

- The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.2, iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2, watchOS 10.2, macOS Ventura 13.6.3, tvOS 17.2, iOS 16.7.3 and iPadOS 16.7.3, macOS Monterey 12.7.2. An app may be able to break out of its sandbox. (CVE-2023-42914)

- A flaw was found in libtiff. A specially crafted tiff file can lead to a segmentation fault due to a buffer overflow in the Fax3Encode function in libtiff/tif_fax3.c, resulting in a denial of service.
(CVE-2023-3618)

- Buffer Overflow vulnerability in one_one_mapping function in progs/dump_entry.c:1373 in ncurses 6.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via crafted command. (CVE-2020-19185)

- Buffer Overflow vulnerability in _nc_find_entry function in tinfo/comp_hash.c:66 in ncurses 6.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via crafted command. (CVE-2020-19186)

- Buffer Overflow vulnerability in fmt_entry function in progs/dump_entry.c:1100 in ncurses 6.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via crafted command. (CVE-2020-19187)

- Buffer Overflow vulnerability in fmt_entry function in progs/dump_entry.c:1116 in ncurses 6.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via crafted command. (CVE-2020-19188)

- Buffer Overflow vulnerability in postprocess_terminfo function in tinfo/parse_entry.c:997 in ncurses 6.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via crafted command. (CVE-2020-19189)

- Buffer Overflow vulnerability in _nc_find_entry in tinfo/comp_hash.c:70 in ncurses 6.1 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service via crafted command. (CVE-2020-19190)

- An access issue was addressed with improvements to the sandbox. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13.6.3, macOS Sonoma 14.1, macOS Monterey 12.7.2. An app may be able to execute arbitrary code out of its sandbox or with certain elevated privileges. (CVE-2023-42838)

- A logic issue was addressed with improved checks. This issue is fixed in iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1, macOS Ventura 13.6.3, macOS Sonoma 14.1, macOS Monterey 12.7.2. An attacker may be able to access connected network volumes mounted in the home directory. (CVE-2023-42836)

- A logic issue was addressed with improved checks. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.2, macOS Ventura 13.6.3, macOS Monterey 12.7.2. An app may be able to access protected user data. (CVE-2023-42932)

- Heap-based Buffer Overflow in GitHub repository vim/vim prior to 9.0.1969. (CVE-2023-5344)

- An issue was addressed with improved handling of temporary files. (CVE-2023-42896)

- A permissions issue was addressed by removing vulnerable code and adding additional checks.
(CVE-2023-42893)

- This issue was addressed with improved redaction of sensitive information. (CVE-2023-42936)

- A path handling issue was addressed with improved validation. (CVE-2023-42947)

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

Solution

Upgrade to macOS 13.6.3 or later.

See Also

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT214038

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 186731

File Name: macos_HT214038.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 12/11/2023

Updated: 6/14/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 5.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-42947

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.6

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:apple:macos:13.0, cpe:/o:apple:mac_os_x:13.0

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/11/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/22/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-19185, CVE-2020-19186, CVE-2020-19187, CVE-2020-19188, CVE-2020-19189, CVE-2020-19190, CVE-2023-3618, CVE-2023-42834, CVE-2023-42836, CVE-2023-42838, CVE-2023-42884, CVE-2023-42886, CVE-2023-42891, CVE-2023-42892, CVE-2023-42893, CVE-2023-42894, CVE-2023-42896, CVE-2023-42899, CVE-2023-42914, CVE-2023-42919, CVE-2023-42922, CVE-2023-42924, CVE-2023-42930, CVE-2023-42931, CVE-2023-42932, CVE-2023-42936, CVE-2023-42947, CVE-2023-42952, CVE-2023-42974, CVE-2023-5344

APPLE-SA: HT214038

IAVA: 2023-A-0679-S, 2024-A-0050-S, 2024-A-0179-S, 2024-A-0275