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Apple Patches Multiple Code Execution Flaws in Audio Components

17
Jul
2020
Apple Patches Multiple Code Execution Flaws in Audio Components

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The five bugs were found to affect macOS Catalina, with four of them also impacting iOS and iPadOS, tvOS, and watchOS.

The first two of the flaws are CVE-2020-9884 and CVE-2020-9889, two out-of-bounds write issues, while the remaining three, namely CVE-2020-9888, CVE-2020-9890 and CVE-2020-9891, are out-of-bounds read flaws.

All of the vulnerabilities could be exploited by supplying a maliciously crafted audio file to ultimately execute arbitrary code on the affected systems.

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