CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2021-1851

Improper Privilege Management

Published: Sep 08, 2021 | Modified: Sep 20, 2021
CVSS 3.x
8.8
HIGH
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVSS 2.x
9.3 HIGH
AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

A logic issue was addressed with improved state management. This issue is fixed in Security Update 2021-002 Catalina, Security Update 2021-003 Mojave, iOS 14.5 and iPadOS 14.5, watchOS 7.4, tvOS 14.5, macOS Big Sur 11.3. An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

Weakness

The software 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
Ipados Apple * *
Iphone_os Apple * *
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14 10.14
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.0 10.14.0
Mac_os_x Apple 10.14.1 10.14.1
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 10.14.5 10.14.5
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 10.14.6 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 10.15
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 10.15.6 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 10.15.7 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 10.15.7 10.15.7
Mac_os_x Apple 10.15.7 10.15.7
Mac_os_x Apple 10.15.7 10.15.7
Macos Apple 11.0 *
Tvos Apple * *
Watchos Apple * *

Potential Mitigations

References