CVE-2021-1815

Published on: 09/08/2021 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 10/18/2022 05:59:00 PM UTC

CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N

Certain versions of Ipados from Apple contain the following vulnerability:

A parsing issue in the handling of directory paths was addressed with improved path validation. This issue is fixed in macOS Big Sur 11.3, iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5, watchOS 7.4, tvOS 14.5. A local user may be able to modify protected parts of the file system.

  • CVE-2021-1815 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as MEDIUM severity.
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Apple - iOS and iPadOS version < 14.5
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Apple - tvOS version < 14.5
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Apple - watchOS version < 7.4
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Apple - macOS version < 11.3

CVSS3 Score: 5.5 - MEDIUM

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
LOCAL LOW LOW NONE
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED NONE HIGH NONE

CVSS2 Score: 2.1 - LOW

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
LOCAL LOW NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
NONE PARTIAL NONE

CVE References

Description Tags Link
About the security content of macOS Big Sur 11.3 - Apple Support support.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo MISC support.apple.com/en-us/HT212325
About the security content of watchOS 7.4 - Apple Support support.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo MISC support.apple.com/en-us/HT212324
About the security content of tvOS 14.5 - Apple Support support.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo MISC support.apple.com/en-us/HT212323
About the security content of iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 - Apple Support support.apple.com
text/html
URL Logo MISC support.apple.com/en-us/HT212317

Related QID Numbers

  • 375503 Apple MacOS Big Sur 11.3 Not Installed (HT212325)
  • 610334 Apple iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5 Security Update Missing (HT212317)

Exploit/POC from Github

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Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
AppleIpadosAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
AppleIphone OsAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
AppleMacosAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
AppleTvosAllAllAllAll
Operating
System
AppleWatchosAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:apple:ipados:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:apple:macos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:apple:tvos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:apple:watchos:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:

Social Mentions

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Reddit Logo Icon /r/devopsish CVE-2021-1815 – macOS local privilege escalation via Preferences | Offensive Security 2021-05-08 12:38:18
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