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macOS Mojave 10.14.1, Security Update 2018-002 High Sierra, Security Update 2018-005 Sierra

Mac Pro 5.1 Update High Sierra To Mojave (This is an update guide to Version 1.0. To upgrade your mac pro 5.1 GPU and to mojave read here). This guide is for people looking for answers to questions and details as to how to go about updating their Mac Pro 5.1 OS to Mojave 10.14.6. Mar 26, 2021 This document describes the security content of macOS Mojave 10.14.5, Security Update 2019-003 High Sierra, Security Update 2019-003 Sierra. About Apple security updates For our customers' protection, Apple doesn't disclose, discuss, or confirm security issues until an investigation has occurred and patches or releases are available.

Released October 30, 2018

afpserver

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: A remote attacker may be able to attack AFP servers through HTTP clients

Description: An input validation issue was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2018-4295: Jianjun Chen (@whucjj) from Tsinghua University and UC Berkeley

AppleGraphicsControl

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2018-4410: an anonymous researcher working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative

AppleGraphicsControl

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: An application may be able to read restricted memory

Description: A validation issue was addressed with improved input sanitization.

CVE-2018-4417: Lee of the Information Security Lab Yonsei University working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative

APR

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: Multiple buffer overflow issues existed in Perl

Description: Multiple issues in Perl were addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2017-12613: Craig Young of Tripwire VERT

CVE-2017-12618: Craig Young of Tripwire VERT

Entry updated February 15, 2019

ATS

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: A malicious application may be able to elevate privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2018-4411: lilang wu moony Li of Trend Micro working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative

ATS

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: An application may be able to read restricted memory

Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved bounds checking.

CVE-2018-4308: Mohamed Ghannam (@_simo36)

Automator

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14

Impact: A malicious application may be able to access restricted files

Description: This issue was addressed by removing additional entitlements.

CVE-2018-4468: Jeff Johnson of underpassapp.com

Entry added February 15, 2019

CFNetwork

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2018-4126: Bruno Keith (@bkth_) working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative

CoreAnimation

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2018-4415: Liang Zhuo working with Beyond Security’s SecuriTeam Secure Disclosure

CoreCrypto

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14

Impact: An attacker may be able to exploit a weakness in the Miller-Rabin primality test to incorrectly identify prime numbers

Description: An issue existed in the method for determining prime numbers. This issue was addressed by using pseudorandom bases for testing of primes.

CVE-2018-4398: Martin Albrecht, Jake Massimo and Kenny Paterson of Royal Holloway, University of London, and Juraj Somorovsky of Ruhr University, Bochum

CoreFoundation

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: A malicious application may be able to elevate privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2018-4412: The UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)

CUPS

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: In certain configurations, a remote attacker may be able to replace the message content from the print server with arbitrary content

Description: An injection issue was addressed with improved validation.

CVE-2018-4153: Michael Hanselmann of hansmi.ch

CUPS

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: An attacker in a privileged position may be able to perform a denial of service attack

Description: A denial of service issue was addressed with improved validation.

CVE-2018-4406: Michael Hanselmann of hansmi.ch

Dictionary

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: Parsing a maliciously crafted dictionary file may lead to disclosure of user information

Description: A validation issue existed which allowed local file access. This was addressed with input sanitization.

CVE-2018-4346: Wojciech Reguła (@_r3ggi) of SecuRing

Dock

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14

Impact: A malicious application may be able to access restricted files

Description: This issue was addressed by removing additional entitlements.

CVE-2018-4403: Patrick Wardle of Digita Security

Entry updated February 15, 2019

dyld

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14, macOS Sierra 10.12.6

Impact: A malicious application may be able to elevate privileges

Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved validation.

CVE-2018-4423: Youfu Zhang of Chaitin Security Research Lab (@ChaitinTech)

Entry updated November 16, 2018

EFI

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: Systems with microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and speculative execution of memory reads before the addresses of all prior memory writes are known may allow unauthorized disclosure of information to an attacker with local user access via a side-channel analysis

Description: An information disclosure issue was addressed with a microcode update. This ensures that older data read from recently-written-to addresses cannot be read via a speculative side-channel.

CVE-2018-3639: Jann Horn (@tehjh) of Google Project Zero (GPZ), Ken Johnson of the Microsoft Security Response Center (MSRC)

EFI

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14

Impact: A local user may be able to modify protected parts of the file system

Description: A configuration issue was addressed with additional restrictions.

CVE-2018-4342: Timothy Perfitt of Twocanoes Software

Foundation

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted text file may lead to a denial of service

Description: A denial of service issue was addressed with improved validation.

CVE-2018-4304: jianan.huang (@Sevck)

Grand Central Dispatch

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2018-4426: Brandon Azad

Heimdal

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2018-4331: Brandon Azad

Hypervisor

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: Systems with microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and address translations may allow unauthorized disclosure of information residing in the L1 data cache to an attacker with local user access with guest OS privilege via a terminal page fault and a side-channel analysis

Description: An information disclosure issue was addressed by flushing the L1 data cache at the virtual machine entry.

CVE-2018-3646: Baris Kasikci, Daniel Genkin, Ofir Weisse, and Thomas F. Wenisch of University of Michigan, Mark Silberstein and Marina Minkin of Technion, Raoul Strackx, Jo Van Bulck, and Frank Piessens of KU Leuven, Rodrigo Branco, Henrique Kawakami, Ke Sun, and Kekai Hu of Intel Corporation, Yuval Yarom of The University of Adelaide

Hypervisor

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A memory corruption vulnerability was addressed with improved locking.

CVE-2018-4242: Zhuo Liang of Qihoo 360 Nirvan Team

ICU

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14, macOS Sierra 10.12.6

High

Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted string may lead to heap corruption

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2018-4394: Erik Verbruggen of The Qt Company

Entry updated November 16, 2018

Intel Graphics Driver

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2018-4334: Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

Intel Graphics Driver

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: An application may be able to read restricted memory

Description: A validation issue was addressed with improved input sanitization.

CVE-2018-4396: Yu Wang of Didi Research America

CVE-2018-4418: Yu Wang of Didi Research America

Intel Graphics Driver

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2018-4350: Yu Wang of Didi Research America

Intel Graphics Driver

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A memory initialization issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2018-4421: Tyler Bohan of Cisco Talos

Entry added December 21, 2018

IOGraphics

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2018-4422: an anonymous researcher working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative

IOHIDFamily

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2018-4408: Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

Entry updated August 1, 2019

IOKit

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2018-4402: Proteas of Qihoo 360 Nirvan Team

IOKit

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: A malicious application may be able to break out of its sandbox

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2018-4341: Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

CVE-2018-4354: Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

IOUserEthernet

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2018-4401: Apple

IPSec

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14

Impact: An application may be able to gain elevated privileges

Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2018-4371: Tim Michaud (@TimGMichaud) of Leviathan Security Group

Kernel

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed by removing the vulnerable code.

CVE-2018-4420: Mohamed Ghannam (@_simo36)

Kernel

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Mac High Sierra 10.14 Update

Impact: A malicious application may be able to leak sensitive user information

Description: An access issue existed with privileged API calls. This issue was addressed with additional restrictions.

CVE-2018-4399: Fabiano Anemone (@anoane)

Kernel

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2018-4340: Mohamed Ghannam (@_simo36)

CVE-2018-4419: Mohamed Ghannam (@_simo36)

CVE-2018-4425: cc working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative, Juwei Lin (@panicaII) of Trend Micro working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative

Kernel

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6

Impact: Mounting a maliciously crafted NFS network share may lead to arbitrary code execution with system privileges

Description: Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2018-4259: Kevin Backhouse of Semmle and LGTM.com

CVE-2018-4286: Kevin Backhouse of Semmle and LGTM.com

CVE-2018-4287: Kevin Backhouse of Semmle and LGTM.com

CVE-2018-4288: Kevin Backhouse of Semmle and LGTM.com

CVE-2018-4291: Kevin Backhouse of Semmle and LGTM.com

Kernel

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14

Impact: An application may be able to read restricted memory

Description: A memory initialization issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2018-4413: Juwei Lin (@panicaII) of TrendMicro Mobile Security Team

Kernel

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: An attacker in a privileged network position may be able to execute arbitrary code

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved validation.

CVE-2018-4407: Kevin Backhouse of Semmle Ltd.

Kernel

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A buffer overflow was addressed with improved size validation.

CVE-2018-4424: Dr. Silvio Cesare of InfoSect

LinkPresentation

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6

Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted text message may lead to UI spoofing

Description: A spoofing issue existed in the handling of URLs. This issue was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2018-4187: Roman Mueller (@faker_), Zhiyang Zeng (@Wester) of Tencent Security Platform Department

Entry added April 3, 2019

Login Window

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: A local user may be able to cause a denial of service

Description: A validation issue was addressed with improved logic.

CVE-2018-4348: Ken Gannon of MWR InfoSecurity and Christian Demko of MWR InfoSecurity

Mail

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14

Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted mail message may lead to UI spoofing

Description: An inconsistent user interface issue was addressed with improved state management.

CVE-2018-4389: Dropbox Offensive Security Team, Theodor Ragnar Gislason of Syndis

mDNSOffloadUserClient

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2018-4326: an anonymous researcher working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative, Zhuo Liang of Qihoo 360 Nirvan Team

MediaRemote

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: A sandboxed process may be able to circumvent sandbox restrictions

Description: An access issue was addressed with additional sandbox restrictions.

CVE-2018-4310: CodeColorist of Ant-Financial LightYear Labs

Microcode

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14

Impact: Systems with microprocessors utilizing speculative execution and that perform speculative reads of system registers may allow unauthorized disclosure of system parameters to an attacker with local user access via a side-channel analysis

Description: An information disclosure issue was addressed with a microcode update. This ensures that implementation specific system registers cannot be leaked via a speculative execution side-channel.

CVE-2018-3640: Innokentiy Sennovskiy from BiZone LLC (bi.zone), Zdenek Sojka, Rudolf Marek and Alex Zuepke from SYSGO AG (sysgo.com)

NetworkExtension

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14

Impact: Connecting to a VPN server may leak DNS queries to a DNS proxy

Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved state management.

CVE-2018-4369: an anonymous researcher

Perl

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6

Impact: Multiple buffer overflow issues existed in Perl

Description: Multiple issues in Perl were addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2018-6797: Brian Carpenter

Ruby

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6

Impact: A remote attacker may be able to cause unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

Description: Multiple issues in Ruby were addressed in this update.

CVE-2017-0898

CVE-2017-10784

CVE-2017-14033

CVE-2017-14064

CVE-2017-17405

CVE-2017-17742

CVE-2018-6914

CVE-2018-8777

CVE-2018-8778

CVE-2018-8779

CVE-2018-8780

Security

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14

Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted S/MIME signed message may lead to a denial of service

Description: A validation issue was addressed with improved logic.

CVE-2018-4400: Yukinobu Nagayasu of LAC Co., Ltd.

Security

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: A local user may be able to cause a denial of service

Description: This issue was addressed with improved checks.

CVE-2018-4395: Patrick Wardle of Digita Security

Spotlight

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2018-4393: Lufeng Li

Symptom Framework

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: An application may be able to read restricted memory

Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved bounds checking.

CVE-2018-4203: Bruno Keith (@bkth_) working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative

Wi-Fi

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14

Impact: An attacker in a privileged position may be able to perform a denial of service attack

Description: A denial of service issue was addressed with improved validation.

CVE-2018-4368: Milan Stute and Alex Mariotto of Secure Mobile Networking Lab at Technische Universität Darmstadt

Additional recognition

Calendar

We would like to acknowledge Matthew Thomas of Verisign for their assistance.

Entry updated February 15, 2019

coreTLS

We would like to acknowledge Eyal Ronen (Weizmann Institute), Robert Gillham (University of Adelaide), Daniel Genkin (University of Michigan), Adi Shamir (Weizmann Institute), David Wong (NCC Group), and Yuval Yarom (University of Adelaide and Data61) for their assistance.

Entry added December 12, 2018

iBooks

We would like to acknowledge Sem Voigtländer of Fontys Hogeschool ICT for their assistance.

Kernel

We would like to acknowledge Brandon Azad for their assistance.

LaunchServices

We would like to acknowledge Alok Menghrajani of Square for their assistance.

Quick Look

We would like to acknowledge lokihardt of Google Project Zero for their assistance.

Security

We would like to acknowledge Marinos Bernitsas of Parachute for their assistance.

Terminal

We would like to acknowledge Federico Bento for their assistance.

Entry updated February 3, 2020

Time Machine

We would like to acknowledge Matthew Thomas of Verisign for their assistance.

Entry added February 15, 2019

About Apple security updates

For our customers' protection, Apple doesn't disclose, discuss, or confirm security issues until an investigation has occurred and patches or releases are available. Recent releases are listed on the Apple security updates page.

Apple security documents reference vulnerabilities by CVE-ID when possible.

For more information about security, see the Apple Product Security page.

macOS Mojave 10.14.4, Security Update 2019-002 High Sierra, Security Update 2019-002 Sierra

Released March 25, 2019

802.1X

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: An attacker in a privileged network position may be able to intercept network traffic

Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved state management.

CVE-2019-6203: Dominic White of SensePost (@singe)

Entry added April 15, 2019

802.1X

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: An untrusted radius server certificate may be trusted

Description: A validation issue existed in Trust Anchor Management. This issue was addressed with improved validation.

CVE-2019-8531: an anonymous researcher, QA team of SecureW2

Entry added May 15, 2019

Accounts

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted vcf file may lead to a denial of service

Description: A denial of service issue was addressed with improved validation.

CVE-2019-8538: Trevor Spiniolas (@TrevorSpiniolas)

Entry added April 3, 2019

APFS

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A logic issue existed resulting in memory corruption. This was addressed with improved state management.

CVE-2019-8534: Mac working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative

Entry added April 15, 2019

AppleGraphicsControl

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A buffer overflow was addressed with improved size validation.

CVE-2019-8555: Zhiyi Zhang of 360 ESG Codesafe Team, Zhuo Liang and shrek_wzw of Qihoo 360 Nirvan Team

Bom

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A malicious application may bypass Gatekeeper checks

Description: This issue was addressed with improved handling of file metadata.

CVE-2019-6239: Ian Moorhouse and Michael Trimm

CFString

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted string may lead to a denial of service

Description: A validation issue was addressed with improved logic.

CVE-2019-8516: SWIPS Team of Frifee Inc.

configd

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A malicious application may be able to elevate privileges

Description: A memory initialization issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2019-8552: Mohamed Ghannam (@_simo36)

Contacts

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A malicious application may be able to elevate privileges

Description: A buffer overflow issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2019-8511: an anonymous researcher

CoreCrypto

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A malicious application may be able to elevate privileges

Description: A buffer overflow was addressed with improved bounds checking.

CVE-2019-8542: an anonymous researcher

DiskArbitration

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: An encrypted volume may be unmounted and remounted by a different user without prompting for the password

Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved state management.

CVE-2019-8522: Colin Meginnis (@falc420)

FaceTime

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A user’s video may not be paused in a FaceTime call if they exit the FaceTime app while the call is ringing

Description: An issue existed in the pausing of FaceTime video. The issue was resolved with improved logic.

CVE-2019-8550: Lauren Guzniczak of Keystone Academy

FaceTime

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A local attacker may be able to view contacts from the lock screen

Description: A lock screen issue allowed access to contacts on a locked device. This issue was addressed with improved state management.

CVE-2019-8777: Abdullah H. AlJaber (@aljaber) of AJ.SA

Entry added October 8, 2019

Feedback Assistant

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A malicious application may be able to gain root privileges

Description: A race condition was addressed with additional validation.

CVE-2019-8565: CodeColorist of Ant-Financial LightYear Labs

Feedback Assistant

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A malicious application may be able to overwrite arbitrary files

Description: This issue was addressed with improved checks.

CVE-2019-8521: CodeColorist of Ant-Financial LightYear Labs

file

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted file might disclose user information

Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved bounds checking.

CVE-2019-8906: Francisco Alonso

Entry updated April 15, 2019

Graphics Drivers

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: An application may be able to read restricted memory

Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved bounds checking.

CVE-2019-8519: Aleksandr Tarasikov (@astarasikov), Juwei Lin (@panicaII) and Junzhi Lu of Trend Micro Research working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative, Lilang Wu and Moony Li of Trend Micro

Entry updated August 1, 2019

iAP

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A malicious application may be able to elevate privileges

Description: A buffer overflow was addressed with improved bounds checking.

CVE-2019-8542: an anonymous researcher

IOGraphics

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A Mac may not lock when disconnecting from an external monitor

Description: A lock handling issue was addressed with improved lock handling.

CVE-2019-8533: an anonymous researcher, James Eagan of Télécom ParisTech, R. Scott Kemp of MIT, and Romke van Dijk of Z-CERT

IOHIDFamily

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A local user may be able to cause unexpected system termination or read kernel memory

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved state management.

CVE-2019-8545: Adam Donenfeld (@doadam) of the Zimperium zLabs Team

IOKit

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A local user may be able to read kernel memory

Description: A memory initialization issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2019-8504: an anonymous researcher

IOKit SCSI

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2019-8529: Juwei Lin (@panicaII) of Trend Micro Research working with Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative

Entry updated April 15, 2019

Kernel

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: A local user may be able to read kernel memory

Description: A memory initialization issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2018-4448: Brandon Azad

Entry added September 17, 2019

Kernel

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A remote attacker may be able to alter network traffic data

Description: A memory corruption issue existed in the handling of IPv6 packets. This issue was addressed with improved memory management.

CVE-2019-5608: Apple

Entry added August 6, 2019

Kernel

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A remote attacker may be able to cause unexpected system termination or corrupt kernel memory

Description: A buffer overflow was addressed with improved size validation.

CVE-2019-8527: Ned Williamson of Google and derrek (@derrekr6)

Kernel

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management.

CVE-2019-8528: Fabiano Anemone (@anoane), Zhao Qixun (@S0rryMybad) of Qihoo 360 Vulcan Team

Entry added April 3, 2019, updated August 1, 2019

Kernel

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: Mounting a maliciously crafted NFS network share may lead to arbitrary code execution with system privileges

Description: A buffer overflow was addressed with improved bounds checking.

CVE-2019-8508: Dr. Silvio Cesare of InfoSect

Kernel

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: An application may be able to gain elevated privileges

Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved state management.

CVE-2019-8514: Samuel Groß of Google Project Zero

Kernel

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A malicious application may be able to determine kernel memory layout

Description: A memory initialization issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2019-8540: Weibo Wang (@ma1fan) of Qihoo 360 Nirvan Team

Kernel

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A local user may be able to read kernel memory

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2019-7293: Ned Williamson of Google

Kernel

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A malicious application may be able to determine kernel memory layout

Description: An out-of-bounds read issue existed that led to the disclosure of kernel memory. This was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2019-6207: Weibo Wang of Qihoo 360 Nirvan Team (@ma1fan)

CVE-2019-8510: Stefan Esser of Antid0te UG

Kernel

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A remote attacker may be able to leak memory

Description: An out-of-bounds read issue existed that led to the disclosure of kernel memory. This was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2019-8547: derrek (@derrekr6)

Entry added August 1, 2019

Kernel

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved state management.

CVE-2019-8525: Zhuo Liang and shrek_wzw of Qihoo 360 Nirvan Team

Entry added August 1, 2019

libmalloc

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: A malicious application may be able to modify protected parts of the file system

Description: A configuration issue was addressed with additional restrictions.

CVE-2018-4433: Vitaly Cheptsov

Entry added August 1, 2019, updated September 17, 2019

Mail

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted mail message may lead to S/MIME signature spoofing

Description: An issue existed in the handling of S-MIME certificates. This issue was addressed with improved validation of S-MIME certificates.

CVE-2019-8642: Maya Sigal of Freie Universität Berlin and Volker Roth of Freie Universität Berlin

Entry added August 1, 2019

Mail

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: An attacker in a privileged network position may be able to intercept the contents of S/MIME-encrypted e-mail

Description: An issue existed in the handling of encrypted Mail. This issue was addressed with improved isolation of MIME in Mail.

CVE-2019-8645: Maya Sigal of Freie Universität Berlin and Volker Roth of Freie Universität Berlin

Entry added August 1, 2019

Messages

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A local user may be able to view sensitive user information

Can high sierra be upgraded to mojave

Description: An access issue was addressed with additional sandbox restrictions.

CVE-2019-8546: ChiYuan Chang

Modem CCL

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: An application may be able to gain elevated privileges

Description: An input validation issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2019-8579: an anonymous researcher

Entry added April 15, 2019

Notes

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A local user may be able to view a user’s locked notes

Description: An access issue was addressed with improved memory management.

CVE-2019-8537: Greg Walker (gregwalker.us)

PackageKit

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A malicious application may be able to elevate privileges

Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved validation.

CVE-2019-8561: Jaron Bradley of Crowdstrike

Perl

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: Multiple issues in Perl

Description: Multiple issues in Perl were addressed in this update.

CVE-2018-12015: Jakub Wilk

CVE-2018-18311: Jayakrishna Menon

CVE-2018-18313: Eiichi Tsukata

Power Management

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

Description: Multiple input validation issues existed in MIG generated code. These issues were addressed with improved validation.

CVE-2019-8549: Mohamed Ghannam (@_simo36) of SSD Secure Disclosure (ssd-disclosure.com)

QuartzCore

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: Processing malicious data may lead to unexpected application termination

Description: Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2019-8507: Kai Lu of Fortinet's FortiGuard Labs

Sandbox

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A sandboxed process may be able to circumvent sandbox restrictions

Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved restrictions.

CVE-2019-8618: Brandon Azad

Entry added August 1, 2019

Security

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: An application may be able to gain elevated privileges

Description: A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management.

CVE-2019-8526: Linus Henze (pinauten.de)

Security

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A malicious application may be able to read restricted memory

Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved bounds checking.

CVE-2019-8520: Antonio Groza, The UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)

Security

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: An untrusted radius server certificate may be trusted

Mac Os High Sierra 10.14 Update

Description: A validation issue existed in Trust Anchor Management. This issue was addressed with improved validation.

CVE-2019-8531: an anonymous researcher, QA team of SecureW2

Security

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: An untrusted radius server certificate may be trusted

Description: A validation issue existed in Trust Anchor Management. This issue was addressed with improved validation.

CVE-2019-8531: an anonymous researcher, QA team of SecureW2

Entry added May 15, 2019

Siri

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A malicious application may be able to initiate a Dictation request without user authorization

Description: An API issue existed in the handling of dictation requests. This issue was addressed with improved validation.

CVE-2019-8502: Luke Deshotels of North Carolina State University, Jordan Beichler of North Carolina State University, William Enck of North Carolina State University, Costin Carabaș of University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, and Răzvan Deaconescu of University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest

Time Machine

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A local user may be able to execute arbitrary shell commands

Description: This issue was addressed with improved checks.

CVE-2019-8513: CodeColorist of Ant-Financial LightYear Labs

Touch Bar Support

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2019-8569: Viktor Oreshkin (@stek29)

Entry added August 1, 2019

Macos High Sierra 10.14 Update

TrueTypeScaler

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted font may result in the disclosure of process memory

Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved bounds checking.

CVE-2019-8517: riusksk of VulWar Corp working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative

Wi-Fi

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: An attacker in a privileged network position can modify driver state

Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved validation.

CVE-2019-8564: Hugues Anguelkov during an internship at Quarkslab

Entry added April 15, 2019

Wi-Fi

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS High Sierra 10.13.6

Impact: An attacker in a privileged network position can modify driver state

Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved state management.

CVE-2019-8612: Milan Stute of Secure Mobile Networking Lab at Technische Universität Darmstadt

Entry added August 1, 2019

Wi-Fi

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A device may be passively tracked by its Wi-Fi MAC address

Description: A user privacy issue was addressed by removing the broadcast MAC address.

CVE-2019-8567: David Kreitschmann and Milan Stute of Secure Mobile Networking Lab at Technische Universität Darmstadt

Entry added August 1, 2019

xar

Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted package may lead to arbitrary code execution

Description: A validation issue existed in the handling of symlinks. This issue was addressed with improved validation of symlinks.

CVE-2019-6238: Yiğit Can YILMAZ (@yilmazcanyigit)

Entry added April 15, 2019

XPC

Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.3

Impact: A malicious application may be able to overwrite arbitrary files

Description: This issue was addressed with improved checks.

CVE-2019-8530: CodeColorist of Ant-Financial LightYear Labs

Additional recognition

Accounts

We would like to acknowledge Milan Stute of Secure Mobile Networking Lab at Technische Universität Darmstadt for their assistance.

Books

We would like to acknowledge Yiğit Can YILMAZ (@yilmazcanyigit) for their assistance.

Kernel

We would like to acknowledge Brandon Azad, Brandon Azad of Google Project Zero, Daniel Roethlisberger of Swisscom CSIRT, Raz Mashat (@RazMashat) of Ilan Ramon High School for their assistance.

Entry updated September 17, 2019

Mail

We would like to acknowledge Craig Young of Tripwire VERT and Hanno Böck for their assistance.

Time Machine

We would like to acknowledge CodeColorist of Ant-Financial LightYear Labs for their assistance.