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Out-of-bounds Read

CVE-2018-4169

Severity High
Score 9.8/10

Summary

In macOS High Sierra before 10.13.3, Security Update 2018-001 Sierra, and Security Update 2018-001 El Capitan, an out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved input validation.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-125 - Out-of-Bounds Read

Out-of-bounds read is a vulnerability that allows access to memory beyond the authorized accessible location. Such a vulnerability compromises the confidentiality of the trusted environment in the application and enables an attacker to launch further attacks by leveraging the exposed information.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published