A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management. This issue is fixed in iOS 12.3, macOS Mojave 10.14.5, tvOS 12.3, watchOS 5.2.1. A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges.
Published 2019-12-18 18:15:29
Updated 2019-12-20 17:47:49
Source Apple Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute code

CVE-2019-8605 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
Apple Multiple Products Use-After-Free Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
A use-after-free vulnerability in Apple iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS could allow a malicious application to execute code with system privileges.
Added on 2022-06-27 Action due date 2022-07-18

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2019-8605

0.13%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 48 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2019-8605

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST
7.8
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
1.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2019-8605

  • Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2019-8605

Products affected by CVE-2019-8605

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