About the security content of OS X Yosemite v10.10.3 and Security Update 2015-004

This document describes the security content of OS X Yosemite v10.10.3 and Security Update 2015-004.

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OS X Yosemite v10.10.3 and Security Update 2015-004

  • Admin Framework
    Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: A process may gain admin privileges without properly authenticating
    Description: An issue existed when checking XPC entitlements. This issue was addressed with improved entitlement checking.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1130 : Emil Kvarnhammar at TrueSec

  • apache
    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: Multiple vulnerabilities in Apache
    Description: Multiple vulnerabilities existed in Apache versions prior to 2.4.10 and 2.2.29, including one that may allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code. These issues were addressed by updating Apache to versions 2.4.10 and 2.2.29
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2013-5704
    CVE-2013-6438
    CVE-2014-0098
    CVE-2014-0117
    CVE-2014-0118
    CVE-2014-0226
    CVE-2014-0231
  • ATS
    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: A local user may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges
    Description: Multiple input validation issues existed in fontd. These issues were addressed through improved input validation.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1131 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero
    CVE-2015-1132 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero
    CVE-2015-1133 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero
    CVE-2015-1134 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero
    CVE-2015-1135 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero
  • Certificate Trust Policy
    Impact: Update to the certificate trust policy
    Description: The certificate trust policy was updated. View the complete list of certificates.
  • CFNetwork HTTPProtocol
    Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: Cookies belonging to one origin may be sent to another origin
    Description: A cross-domain cookie issue existed in redirect handling. Cookies set in a redirect response could be passed on to a redirect target belonging to another origin. The issue was address through improved handling of redirects.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1089 : Niklas Keller (http://kelunik.com)
  • CFNetwork Session
    Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: Authentication credentials may be sent to a server on another origin
    Description: A cross-domain HTTP request headers issue existed in redirect handling. HTTP request headers sent in a redirect response could be passed on to another origin. The issue was addressed through improved handling of redirects.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1091 : Diego Torres (http://dtorres.me)
  • CFURL
    Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to arbitrary code execution
    Description: An input validation issue existed within URL processing. This issue was addressed through improved URL validation.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1088 : Luigi Galli
  • CoreAnimation
    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to arbitrary code execution
    Description: A use-after-free issue existed in CoreAnimation. This issue was addressed through improved mutex management.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1136 : Apple
  • CUPS
    Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: A local user may be able to execute arbitrary code with root privileges
    Description: A use after free issue existed in how CUPS handled IPP messages. This issue was addressed through improved reference counting.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1158 : Neel Mehta of Google
  • CUPS
    Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: In certain configurations, a remote attacker may be able to submit arbitrary print jobs
    Description: A cross-site scripting issue existed in the CUPS web interface. This issue was addressed through improved output sanitization.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1159 : Neel Mehta of Google
  • FontParser
    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted font file may lead to arbitrary code execution
    Description: Multiple memory corruption issues existed in the processing of font files. These issues were addressed through improved bounds checking.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1093 : Marc Schoenefeld
  • Graphics Driver
    Available for: OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: A local user may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges
    Description: A NULL pointer dereference existed in NVIDIA graphics driver's handling of certain IOService userclient types. This issue was addressed through additional context validation.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1137 : Frank Graziano and John Villamil of the Yahoo Pentest Team
  • Hypervisor
    Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: A local application may be able to cause a denial of service
    Description: An input validation issue existed in the hypervisor framework. This issue was addressed through improved input validation.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1138 : Izik Eidus and Alex Fishman
  • ImageIO
    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted .sgi file may lead to arbitrary code execution
    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in the handling of .sgi files. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1139 : Apple
  • IOHIDFamily
    Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: A malicious HID device may be able to cause arbitrary code execution
    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in an IOHIDFamily API. This issue was addressed through improved memory handling.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1095 : Andrew Church

  • IOHIDFamily
    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: A local user may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges
    Description: A buffer overflow issue existed in IOHIDFamily. This issue was addressed through improved memory handling.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1140 : lokihardt@ASRT working with HP's Zero Day Initiative, Luca Todesco, Vitaliy Toropov working with HP's Zero Day Initiative (ZDI)

  • IOHIDFamily
    Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: A local user may be able to determine kernel memory layout
    Description: An issue existed in IOHIDFamily that led to the disclosure of kernel memory content. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1096 : Ilja van Sprundel of IOActive

  • IOHIDFamily
    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5
    Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges
    Description: A heap buffer overflow existed in IOHIDFamily's handling of key-mapping properties. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2014-4404 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

  • IOHIDFamily
    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5
    Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges
    Description: A null pointer dereference existed in IOHIDFamily's handling of key-mapping properties. This issue was addressed through improved validation of IOHIDFamily key-mapping properties.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2014-4405 : Ian Beer of Google Project Zero

  • IOHIDFamily
    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5
    Impact: A user may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges
    Description: An out-of-bounds write issue exited in the IOHIDFamily driver. The issue was addressed through improved input validation.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2014-4380 : cunzhang from Adlab of Venustech

  • Kernel
    Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: A local user may be able to cause unexpected system shutdown
    Description: An issue existed in the handling of virtual memory operations within the kernel. The issue is fixed through improved handling of the mach_vm_read operation.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1141 : Ole Andre Vadla Ravnas of www.frida.re

  • Kernel
    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: A local user may be able to cause a system denial of service
    Description: A race condition existed in the kernel's setreuid system call. This issue was addressed through improved state management.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1099 : Mark Mentovai of Google Inc.

  • Kernel
    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: A local application may escalate privileges using a compromised service intended to run with reduced privileges
    Description: setreuid and setregid system calls failed to drop privileges permanently. This issue was addressed by correctly dropping privileges.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1117 : Mark Mentovai of Google Inc.

  • Kernel
    Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: An attacker with a privileged network position may be able to redirect user traffic to arbitrary hosts
    Description: ICMP redirects were enabled by default on OS X. This issue was addressed by disabling ICMP redirects.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1103 : Zimperium Mobile Security Labs

  • Kernel
    Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: An attacker with a privileged network position may be able to cause a denial of service
    Description: A state inconsistency existed in the processing of TCP headers. This issue was addressed through improved state handling.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1102 : Andrey Khudyakov and Maxim Zhuravlev of Kaspersky Lab

  • Kernel
    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: A local user may be able to cause unexpected system termination or read kernel memory
    Description: A out of bounds memory access issue existed in the kernel. This issue was addressed through improved memory handling.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1100 : Maxime Villard of m00nbsd

  • Kernel
    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: A remote attacker may be able to bypass network filters
    Description: The system would treat some IPv6 packets from remote network interfaces as local packets. The issue was addressed by rejecting these packets.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1104 : Stephen Roettger of the Google Security Team

  • Kernel
    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: A local user may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges
    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in the kernel. This issue was addressed through improved memory handling.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1101 : lokihardt@ASRT working with HP's Zero Day Initiative

  • Kernel
    Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: A remote attacker may be able to cause a denial of service
    Description: A state inconsistency issue existed in the handling of TCP out of band data. This issue was addressed through improved state management.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1105 : Kenton Varda of Sandstorm.io

  • LaunchServices
    Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: A local user may be able to cause the Finder to crash
    Description: An input validation issue existed in LaunchServices's handling of application localization data. This issue was addressed through improved validation of localization data.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1142

  • LaunchServices
    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: A local user may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges
    Description: A type confusion issue existed in LaunchServices's handling of localized strings. This issue was addressed through additional bounds checking.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1143 : Apple

  • libnetcore
    Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted configuration profile may lead to unexpected application termination
    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in the handling of configuration profiles. This issue was addressed through improved bounds checking.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1118 : Zhaofeng Chen, Hui Xue, Yulong Zhang, and Tao Wei of FireEye, Inc.

  • ntp
    Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: A remote attacker may brute force ntpd authentication keys
    Description: The config_auth function in ntpd generated a weak key when an authentication key was not configured. This issue was addressed by improved key generation.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2014-9298

  • OpenLDAP
    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: A remote unauthenticated client may be able to cause a denial of service
    Description: Multiple input validation issues existed in OpenLDAP. These issues were addressed by improved input validation.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1545 : Ryan Tandy
    CVE-2015-1546 : Ryan Tandy

  • OpenSSL
    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: Multiple vulnerabilities in OpenSSL
    Description: Multiple vulnerabilities existed in OpenSSL 0.9.8zc, including one that may allow an attacker to intercept connections to a server that supports export-grade ciphers. These issues were addressed by updating OpenSSL to version 0.9.8zd.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2014-3569
    CVE-2014-3570
    CVE-2014-3571
    CVE-2014-3572
    CVE-2014-8275
    CVE-2015-0204

  • Open Directory Client
    Available for: OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: A password might be sent unencrypted over the network when using Open Directory from OS X Server
    Description: If an Open Directory client was bound to an OS X Server but did not install the certificates of the OS X Server, and then a user on that client changed their password, the password change request was sent over the network without encryption. This issue was addressed by having the client require encryption for this case.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1147 : Apple

  • PHP
    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: Multiple vulnerabilities in PHP
    Description: Multiple vulnerabilities existed in PHP versions prior to 5.3.29, 5.4.38, and 5.5.20, including one which may have led to arbitrary code execution. This update addresses the issues by updating PHP to versions 5.3.29, 5.4.38, and 5.5.20.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2013-6712
    CVE-2014-0207
    CVE-2014-0237
    CVE-2014-0238
    CVE-2014-2497
    CVE-2014-3478
    CVE-2014-3479
    CVE-2014-3480
    CVE-2014-3487
    CVE-2014-3538
    CVE-2014-3587
    CVE-2014-3597
    CVE-2014-3668
    CVE-2014-3669
    CVE-2014-3670
    CVE-2014-3710
    CVE-2014-3981
    CVE-2014-4049
    CVE-2014-4670
    CVE-2014-4698
    CVE-2014-5120

  • QuickLook
    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: Opening a maliciously crafted iWork file may lead to arbitrary code execution
    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in the handling of iWork files. This issue was addressed through improved memory handling.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1098 : Christopher Hickstein

  • SceneKit
    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5
    Impact: Viewing a maliciously crafted Collada file may lead to arbitrary code execution
    Description: A heap buffer overflow existed in SceneKit's handling of Collada files. Viewing a maliciously crafted Collada file may have led to arbitrary code execution. This issue was addressed through improved validation of accessor elements.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2014-8830 : Jose Duart of Google Security Team

  • Screen Sharing
    Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: A user's password may be logged to a local file
    Description: In some circumstances, Screen Sharing may log a user's password that is not readable by other users on the system. This issue was addressed by removing logging of credential.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1148 : Apple

  • Secure Transport
    Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted X.509 certificate may lead to unexpected application termination
    Description: A NULL pointer dereference issue existed in the handling of X.509 certificates. This issue was addressed through improved input validation.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1160 : Elisha Eshed, Roy Iarchy, and Yair Amit of Skycure Security Research

  • Security - Code Signing
    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: Tampered applications may not be prevented from launching
    Description: Applications containing specially crafted bundles may have been able to launch without a completely valid signature. This issue was addressed by adding additional checks.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1145
    CVE-2015-1146

  • UniformTypeIdentifiers
    Available for: OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5, OS X Mavericks v10.9.5, OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: A local user may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges
    Description: A buffer overflow existed in the way Uniform Type Identifiers were handled. This issue was addressed with improved bounds checking.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1144 : Apple

  • WebKit
    Available for: OS X Yosemite v10.10 to v10.10.2
    Impact: Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to arbitrary code execution
    Description: A memory corruption issue existed in WebKit. This issues was addressed through improved memory handling.
    CVE-ID
    CVE-2015-1069 : lokihardt@ASRT working with HP's Zero Day Initiative

Security Update 2015-004 (available for OS X Mountain Lion v10.8.5 and OS X Mavericks v10.9.5) also addresses an issue caused by the fix for CVE-2015-1067 in Security Update 2015-002. This issue prevented Remote Apple Events clients on any version from connecting to the Remote Apple Events server. In default configurations, Remote Apple Events is not enabled.

OS X Yosemite v10.10.3 includes the security content of Safari 8.0.5.

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