About the security content of AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.8.1

This document describes the security content of AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.8.1.

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AirPort Base Station Firmware Update 7.8.1

Released June 20, 2019

AirPort Base Station Firmware

Available for: AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time Capsule base stations with 802.11n

Impact: A remote attacker may be able to leak memory

Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2019-8581: Lucio Albornoz

AirPort Base Station Firmware

Available for: AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time Capsule base stations with 802.11n

Impact: A remote attacker may be able to cause a system denial of service

Description: A null pointer dereference was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2019-8588: Vince Cali (@0x56)

AirPort Base Station Firmware

Available for: AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time Capsule base stations with 802.11n

Impact: A remote attacker may be able to cause arbitrary code execution

Description: A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management.

CVE-2019-8578: Maxime Villard

AirPort Base Station Firmware

Available for: AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time Capsule base stations with 802.11n

Impact: A remote attacker may be able to cause a system denial of service

Description: A denial of service issue was addressed with improved validation.

CVE-2018-6918: Maxime Villard

AirPort Base Station Firmware

Available for: AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time Capsule base stations with 802.11n

Impact: A base station factory reset may not delete all user information

Description: The issue was addressed with improved data deletion.

CVE-2019-8575: Francesco Ferretti of Magnetic Media Network SpA, joshua stein

Entry updated July 2, 2019

AirPort Base Station Firmware

Available for: AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time Capsule base stations with 802.11n

Impact: An attacker in a privileged position may be able to perform a denial of service attack

Description: A denial of service issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2019-7291: Maxime Villard

AirPort Base Station Firmware

Available for: AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time Capsule base stations with 802.11n

Impact: Source-routed IPv4 packets may be unexpectedly accepted

Description: Source-routed IPv4 packets were disabled by default.

CVE-2019-8580: Maxime Villard

AirPort Base Station Firmware

Available for: AirPort Express, AirPort Extreme, and AirPort Time Capsule base stations with 802.11n

Impact: A remote attacker may be able to cause arbitrary code execution

Description: A null pointer dereference was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2019-8572: Maxime Villard

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