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Out-of-bounds Write

CVE-2019-8838

Severity High
Score 7.8/10

Summary

A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in iOS 13.3 and iPadOS 13.3, watchOS 6.1.1, macOS Catalina 10.15.2, Security Update 2019-002 Mojave, and Security Update 2019-007 High Sierra, tvOS 13.3. An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

  • LOW
  • LOCAL
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-787 - Out-of-Bounds Write

Out-of-bounds write vulnerability is a memory access bug that allows software to write data past the end or before the beginning of the intended buffer. This may result in the corruption of data, a crash, or arbitrary code execution.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published