CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2021-1839

Improper Privilege Management

Published: Sep 08, 2021 | Modified: Sep 15, 2021
CVSS 3.x
7.8
HIGH
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVSS 2.x
4.6 MEDIUM
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

The issue was addressed with improved permissions logic. This issue is fixed in macOS Big Sur 11.3, Security Update 2021-002 Catalina, Security Update 2021-003 Mojave. A local attacker may be able to elevate their privileges.

Weakness

The product does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14 10.14
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.1 10.14.1
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.5 10.14.5
Mac_os_x Apple 10.15 10.15
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.6 10.14.6
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.6 10.14.6
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.6 10.14.6
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.6 10.14.6
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.6 10.14.6
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.6 10.14.6
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.6 10.14.6
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.6 10.14.6
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.6 10.14.6
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.6 10.14.6
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.6 10.14.6
Mac_os_x Apple 10.15.7 10.15.7
Mac_os_x Apple 10.15.7 10.15.7
Mac_os_x Apple 10.15.7 10.15.7
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.6 10.14.6
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.6 10.14.6
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.6 10.14.6
Mac_os_x Apple 10.15.7 10.15.7
Mac_os_x Apple 10.15.6 10.15.6
Mac_os_x Apple 10.15.6 10.15.6
Mac_os_x Apple 10.15.7 10.15.7
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.6 10.14.6
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.6 10.14.6
Macos Apple 11.0 *
Mac_os_x Apple 10.15.7 10.15.7
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.6 10.14.6
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.0 10.14.0
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.2 10.14.2
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.3 10.14.3
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.4 10.14.4
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.4 10.14.4
Mac_os_x Apple 10.15.1 10.15.1
Mac_os_x Apple 10.15.2 10.15.2
Mac_os_x Apple 10.15.3 10.15.3
Mac_os_x Apple 10.15.4 10.15.4
Mac_os_x Apple 10.15.5 10.15.5
Mac_os_x Apple 10.15.6 10.15.6
Mac_os_x Apple 10.15.7 10.15.7

Potential Mitigations

References