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CVE-2019-8772 Detail

Current Description

An issue existed in the handling of links in encrypted PDFs. This issue was addressed by adding a confirmation prompt. This issue is fixed in macOS Catalina 10.15. An attacker may be able to exfiltrate the contents of an encrypted PDF.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
https://support.apple.com/HT210634 Vendor Advisory
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT210722

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-326 Inadequate Encryption Strength NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os_x:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (excluding)
10.15


Change History

2 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-8772
NVD Published Date:
12/18/2019
NVD Last Modified:
02/11/2020