About the security content of macOS High Sierra 10.13.2, Security Update 2017-002 Sierra, and Security Update 2017-005 El Capitan

This document describes the security content of macOS High Sierra 10.13.2, Security Update 2017-002 Sierra, and Security Update 2017-005 El Capitan.

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macOS High Sierra 10.13.2, Security Update 2017-002 Sierra, and Security Update 2017-005 El Capitan

Released December 6, 2017

apache

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, macOS Sierra 10.12.6, OS X El Capitan 10.11.6

Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted Apache configuration directive may result in the disclosure of process memory

Description: Multiple issues were addressed by updating to version 2.4.28.

CVE-2017-9798

curl

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, macOS Sierra 10.12.6, OS X El Capitan 10.11.6

Impact: Malicious FTP servers may be able to cause the client to read out-of-bounds memory

Description: An out-of-bounds read issue existed in the FTP PWD response parsing. This issue was addressed with improved bounds checking.

CVE-2017-1000254: Max Dymond

Directory Utility

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13 and macOS High Sierra 10.13.1

Not impacted: macOS Sierra 10.12.6 and earlier 

Impact: An attacker may be able to bypass administrator authentication without supplying the administrator’s password

Description: A logic error existed in the validation of credentials. This was addressed with improved credential validation.

CVE-2017-13872

Intel Graphics Driver

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.1

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2017-13883: an anonymous researcher

Intel Graphics Driver

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.1

Impact: A local user may be able to cause unexpected system termination or read kernel memory

Description: An out-of-bounds read issue existed that led to the disclosure of kernel memory. This was addressed through improved input validation.

CVE-2017-13878: Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

Intel Graphics Driver

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.1

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed through improved bounds checking.

CVE-2017-13875: Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

IOAcceleratorFamily

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, macOS Sierra 10.12.6, OS X El Capitan 10.11.6

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2017-13844: found by IMF developed by HyungSeok Han (daramg.gift) of SoftSec, KAIST (softsec.kaist.ac.kr)

IOKit

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.1

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

Description: An input validation issue existed in the kernel. This issue was addressed through improved input validation.

CVE-2017-13848: Alex Plaskett of MWR InfoSecurity

CVE-2017-13858: an anonymous researcher

IOKit

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, macOS Sierra 10.12.6, OS X El Capitan 10.11.6

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

Description: Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed through improved state management.

CVE-2017-13847: Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

Kernel

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, macOS Sierra 10.12.6, OS X El Capitan 10.11.6

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2017-13862: Apple

Kernel

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, macOS Sierra 10.12.6, OS X El Capitan 10.11.6

Impact: An application may be able to read restricted memory

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

CVE-2017-13833: Brandon Azad

Kernel

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.1

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2017-13876: Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

Kernel

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, macOS Sierra 10.12.6, OS X El Capitan 10.11.6

Impact: An application may be able to read restricted memory

Description: A type confusion issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2017-13855: Jann Horn of Google Project Zero

Kernel

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, macOS Sierra 10.12.6, OS X El Capitan 10.11.6

Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

CVE-2017-13867: Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

Kernel

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.1

Impact: An application may be able to read restricted memory

Description: A validation issue was addressed with improved input sanitization.

CVE-2017-13865: Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

Kernel

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, macOS Sierra 10.12.6, OS X El Capitan 10.11.6

Impact: An application may be able to read restricted memory

Description: A validation issue was addressed with improved input sanitization.

CVE-2017-13868: Brandon Azad

CVE-2017-13869: Jann Horn of Google Project Zero

Mail

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.1

Impact: A S/MIME encrypted email may be inadvertently sent unencrypted if the receiver's S/MIME certificate is not installed

Description: An inconsistent user interface issue was addressed with improved state management.

CVE-2017-13871: an anonymous researcher

Mail Drafts

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.1

Impact: An attacker with a privileged network position may be able to intercept mail

Description: An encryption issue existed with S/MIME credetials. The issue was addressed with additional checks and user control.

CVE-2017-13860: Michael Weishaar of INNEO Solutions GmbH

OpenSSL

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, macOS Sierra 10.12.6, OS X El Capitan 10.11.6

Impact: An application may be able to read restricted memory

Description: An out-of-bounds read issue existed in X.509 IPAddressFamily parsing. This issue was addressed with improved bounds checking.

CVE-2017-3735: found by OSS-Fuzz

Screen Sharing Server

Available for: macOS High Sierra 10.13.1, macOS Sierra 10.12.6

Impact: A user with screen sharing access may be able to access any file readable by root

Description: A permissions issue existed in the handling of screen sharing sessions. This issue was addressed with improved permissions handling.

CVE-2017-13826: Trevor Jacques of Toronto

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