CVE-2020-9975 Detail

Current Description

A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management. This issue is fixed in macOS Big Sur 11.0.1, tvOS 14.0, macOS Big Sur 11.1, Security Update 2020-001 Catalina, Security Update 2020-007 Mojave, watchOS 7.0, iOS 14.0 and iPadOS 14.0. An 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
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211843 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211844 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211850 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211931 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212011 Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-416 Use After Free cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2020-9975
NVD Published Date:
04/02/2021
NVD Last Modified:
04/07/2021
Source:
Apple Inc.