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CVE-2020-27932 Detail

Current Description

A type confusion issue was addressed with improved state handling. This issue is fixed in macOS Big Sur 11.0.1, watchOS 7.1, iOS 12.4.9, watchOS 6.2.9, Security Update 2020-006 High Sierra, Security Update 2020-006 Mojave, iOS 14.2 and iPadOS 14.2, watchOS 5.3.9, macOS Catalina 10.15.7 Supplemental Update, macOS Catalina 10.15.7 Update. A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://packetstormsecurity.com/files/161295/XNU-Kernel-Turnstiles-Type-Confusion.html Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2020/Dec/32 Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211928 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211929 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211931 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211940 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211944 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211945 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211946 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211947 Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-843 Access of Resource Using Incompatible Type ('Type Confusion') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-27932
NVD Published Date:
12/08/2020
NVD Last Modified:
02/11/2021
Source:
Apple Inc.