Apple macOS /OS X Multiple Vulnerabilities
Original Issue Date: October 04, 2019
Severity Rating: High
- Apple macOS Sierra 10.13.5
- Apple macOS Sierra 10.12.6
- OS X El Capitan 10.11.6
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Apple macOS/OS X which could allow a remote attacker to gain potentially sensitive information, bypass security controls and obtain elevated privileges on a targeted system.
These vulnerabilities are due to improper memory handling, insufficient validation of user-supplied input, improper security restrictions, and insufficient bounds checking in IOGraphics,AMD, APFS, ATS, CoreCrypto, DesktopServices components of Apple macOS. A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by enticing a targeted user to open a specially crafted file or execute a malicious application.
Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities could allow an attacker to obtain sensitive information, bypass security controls and obtain elevated privileges on a targeted system on the targeted system.
Apply appropriate security updates as mentioned in the in the
Apple Security Advisory HT208937
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