About the security content of macOS Mojave 10.14

This document describes the security content of macOS Mojave 10.14.

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macOS Mojave 10.14

Released September 24, 2018

Bluetooth

Available for: iMac (21.5-inch, Late 2012), iMac (27-inch, Late 2012), iMac (21.5-inch, Late 2013), iMac (21.5-inch, Mid 2014), iMac (Retina 5K, 27-inch, Late 2014), iMac (21.5-inch, Late 2015), Mac mini (Mid 2011), Mac mini Server (Mid 2011), Mac mini (Late 2012), Mac mini Server (Late 2012), Mac mini (Late 2014), Mac Pro (Late 2013), MacBook Air (11-inch, Mid 2011), MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2011), MacBook Air (11-inch, Mid 2012), MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2012), MacBook Air (11-inch, Mid 2013), MacBook Air (13-inch, Mid 2013), MacBook Air (11-inch, Early 2015), MacBook Air (13-inch, Early 2015), MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2012), MacBook Pro (15-inch, Mid 2012), MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2013), MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Early 2013), MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Late 2013), and MacBook Pro (Retina, 15-inch, Late 2013)

Impact: An attacker in a privileged network position may be able to intercept Bluetooth traffic

Description: An input validation issue existed in Bluetooth. This issue was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2018-5383: Lior Neumann and Eli Biham

 

The updates below are available for these Mac models: MacBook (Early 2015 and later), MacBook Air (Mid 2012 and later), MacBook Pro (Mid 2012 and later), Mac mini (Late 2012 and later), iMac (Late 2012 and later), iMac Pro (all models), Mac Pro (Late 2013, Mid 2010, and Mid 2012 models with recommended Metal-capable graphics processor, including MSI Gaming Radeon RX 560 and Sapphire Radeon PULSE RX 580)

App Store

Impact: A malicious application may be able to determine the Apple ID of the owner of the computer

Description: A permissions issue existed in the handling of the Apple ID. This issue was addressed with improved access controls.

CVE-2018-4324: Sergii Kryvoblotskyi of MacPaw Inc.

Application Firewall

Impact: A sandboxed process may be able to circumvent sandbox restrictions

Description: A configuration issue was addressed with additional restrictions.

CVE-2018-4353: Abhinav Bansal of Zscaler, Inc.

Auto Unlock

Impact: A malicious application may be able to access local users AppleIDs

Description: A validation issue existed in the entitlement verification. This issue was addressed with improved validation of the process entitlement.

CVE-2018-4321: Min (Spark) Zheng, Xiaolong Bai of Alibaba Inc.

Crash Reporter

Impact: An application may be able to read restricted memory

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

CVE-2018-4333: Brandon Azad

Kernel

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-2018-4336: Brandon Azad

CVE-2018-4344: The UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)

Security

Impact: An attacker may be able to exploit weaknesses in the RC4 cryptographic algorithm

Description: This issue was addressed by removing RC4.

CVE-2016-1777: Pepi Zawodsky

Additional recognition

Accessibility Framework

We would like to acknowledge Ryan Govostes for their assistance.

Core Data

We would like to acknowledge Andreas Kurtz (@aykay) of NESO Security Labs GmbH for their assistance.

CoreGraphics

We would like to acknowledge Nitin Arya of Roblox Corporation for their assistance.

Mail

We would like to acknowledge Alessandro Avagliano of Rocket Internet SE, John Whitehead of The New York Times, Kelvin Delbarre of Omicron Software Systems, and Zbyszek Żółkiewski for their assistance.

Security

We would like to acknowledge Christoph Sinai, Daniel Dudek (@dannysapples) of The Irish Times and Filip Klubička (@lemoncloak) of ADAPT Centre, Dublin Institute of Technology, Istvan Csanady of Shapr3D, Omar Barkawi of ITG Software, Inc., Phil Caleno, Wilson Ding, and an anonymous researcher for their assistance.

SQLite

We would like to acknowledge Andreas Kurtz (@aykay) of NESO Security Labs GmbH for their assistance.

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