macOS Mojave 10.14.5 security update

Apple released a security update on May 13 that updated Mojave from macOS 10.14.4 to 10.14.5, updated High Sierra (macOS 10.13) with Security Update 2019-003, and updates Sierra (macOS 10.12) with Security Update 2019-003. You can subscribe to Apple security announcements at https://lists.apple.com/mailman/listinfo/security-announce/


APPLE-SA-2019-5-13-2 macOS Mojave 10.14.5, Security Update
2019-003 High Sierra, Security Update 2019-003 Sierra

macOS Mojave 10.14.5, Security Update 2019-003 High Sierra,
Security Update 2019-003 Sierra are now available and
addresses the following:

Accessibility Framework
Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.4
Impact: An application may be able to read restricted memory
Description: A validation issue was addressed with improved input
sanitization.
CVE-2019-8603: Phoenhex and qwerty (@_niklasb, @qwertyoruiopz,
@bkth_) working with Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative

AMD
Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.4
Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with
system privileges
Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved
memory handling.
CVE-2019-8635: Lilang Wu and Moony Li of TrendMicro Mobile Security
Research Team working with Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative

Application Firewall
Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.4
Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with
kernel privileges
Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved restrictions.
CVE-2019-8590: The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC)

CoreAudio
Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6
Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted audio file may lead to
arbitrary code execution
Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved
error handling.
CVE-2019-8592: riusksk of VulWar Corp working with Trend Micro’s Zero
Day Initiative

CoreAudio
Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.4
Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted movie file may lead to
arbitrary code execution
Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved input
validation.
CVE-2019-8585: riusksk of VulWar Corp working with Trend Micro’s Zero
Day Initiative

DesktopServices
Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.4
Impact: A malicious application may bypass Gatekeeper checks
Description: This issue was addressed with improved checks.
CVE-2019-8589: Andreas Clementi, Stefan Haselwanter, and Peter
Stelzhammer of AV-Comparatives

Disk Images
Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6
Impact: An application may be able to read restricted memory
Description: A validation issue was addressed with improved input
sanitization.
CVE-2019-8560: Nikita Pupyshev of Bauman Moscow State Technological
University

Disk Images
Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.4
Impact: A malicious application may be able to read restricted memory
Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved bounds
checking.
CVE-2019-8560: Nikita Pupyshev of Bauman Moscow State Technological
University

EFI
Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.4
Impact: A user may be unexpectedly logged in to another user’s
account
Description: An authentication issue was addressed with improved
state management.
CVE-2019-8634: Jenny Sprenger and Maik Hoepfel

Intel Graphics Driver
Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.4
Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with
system privileges
Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved
memory handling.
CVE-2019-8616: Lilang Wu and Moony Li of Trend Micro Mobile Security
Research Team working with Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative

Intel Graphics Driver
Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.4
Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with
system privileges
Description: A memory initialization issue was addressed with
improved memory handling.
CVE-2019-8629: Arash Tohidi of Solita Oy

IOAcceleratorFamily
Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6
Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with
system privileges
Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved
memory handling.
CVE-2018-4456: Tyler Bohan of Cisco Talos

IOKit
Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.4
Impact: A local user may be able to load unsigned kernel extensions
Description: A validation issue existed in the handling of symlinks.
This issue was addressed with improved validation of symlinks.
CVE-2019-8606: Phoenhex and qwerty (@_niklasb, @qwertyoruiopz,
@bkth_) working with Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative

Kernel
Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.4
Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code
with system privileges
Description: A use after free issue was addressed with improved
memory management.
CVE-2019-8605: Ned Williamson working with Google Project Zero

Kernel
Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.4
Impact: A local user may be able to cause unexpected system
termination or read kernel memory
Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved bounds
checking.
CVE-2019-8576: Brandon Azad of Google Project Zero, unho Jang and
Hanul Choi of LINE Security Team

Kernel
Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.4
Impact: An application may be able to cause unexpected system
termination or write kernel memory
Description: A type confusion issue was addressed with improved
memory handling.
CVE-2019-8591: Ned Williamson working with Google Project Zero

Security
Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.4
Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with
system privileges
Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved
memory handling.
CVE-2019-8604: Fluoroacetate working with Trend Micro’s Zero Day
Initiative

SQLite
Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.4
Impact: An application may be able to gain elevated privileges
Description: An input validation issue was addressed with improved
memory handling.
CVE-2019-8577: Omer Gull of Checkpoint Research

SQLite
Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.4
Impact: A maliciously crafted SQL query may lead to arbitrary code
execution
Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved
input validation.
CVE-2019-8600: Omer Gull of Checkpoint Research

SQLite
Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.4
Impact: A malicious application may be able to read restricted memory
Description: An input validation issue was addressed with improved
input validation.
CVE-2019-8598: Omer Gull of Checkpoint Research

SQLite
Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.4
Impact: A malicious application may be able to elevate privileges
Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed by removing the
vulnerable code.
CVE-2019-8602: Omer Gull of Checkpoint Research

StreamingZip
Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.4
Impact: A local user may be able to modify protected parts of the
file system
Description: A validation issue existed in the handling of symlinks.
This issue was addressed with improved validation of symlinks.
CVE-2019-8568: Dany Lisiansky (@DanyL931)

sysdiagnose
Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6, macOS Mojave 10.14.4
Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with
system privileges
Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved
memory handling.
CVE-2019-8574: Dayton Pidhirney (@_watbulb) of Seekintoo (@seekintoo)

Touch Bar Support
Available for: macOS Sierra 10.12.6
Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with
system privileges
Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved
memory handling.
CVE-2019-8569: Viktor Oreshkin (@stek29)

WebKit
Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.4
Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to
arbitrary code execution
Description: Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed with
improved memory handling.
CVE-2019-6237: G. Geshev working with Trend Micro Zero Day
Initiative, Liu Long of Qihoo 360 Vulcan Team
CVE-2019-8571: 01 working with Trend Micro’s Zero Day Initiative
CVE-2019-8583: sakura of Tencent Xuanwu Lab, jessica (@babyjess1ca_)
of Tencent Keen Lab, and dwfault working at ADLab of Venustech
CVE-2019-8584: G. Geshev of MWR Labs working with Trend Micro Zero
Day Initiative
CVE-2019-8586: an anonymous researcher
CVE-2019-8587: G. Geshev working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
CVE-2019-8594: Suyoung Lee and Sooel Son of KAIST Web Security &
Privacy Lab and HyungSeok Han and Sang Kil Cha of KAIST SoftSec Lab
CVE-2019-8595: G. Geshev from MWR Labs working with Trend Micro Zero
Day Initiative
CVE-2019-8596: Wen Xu of SSLab at Georgia Tech
CVE-2019-8597: 01 working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
CVE-2019-8601: Fluoroacetate working with Trend Micro’s Zero Day
Initiative
CVE-2019-8608: G. Geshev working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
CVE-2019-8609: Wen Xu of SSLab, Georgia Tech
CVE-2019-8610: Anonymous working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
CVE-2019-8611: Samuel Groß of Google Project Zero
CVE-2019-8615: G. Geshev from MWR Labs working with Trend Micro’s
Zero Day Initiative
CVE-2019-8619: Wen Xu of SSLab at Georgia Tech and
Hanqing Zhao of Chaitin Security Research Lab
CVE-2019-8622: Samuel Groß of Google Project Zero
CVE-2019-8623: Samuel Groß of Google Project Zero
CVE-2019-8628: Wen Xu of SSLab at Georgia Tech and
Hanqing Zhao of Chaitin Security Research Lab

WebKit
Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.4
Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may result in the
disclosure of process memory
Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved input
validation.
CVE-2019-8607: Junho Jang and Hanul Choi of LINE Security Team

Additional recognition

CoreFoundation
We would like to acknowledge Vozzie and Rami and m4bln, Xiangqian
Zhang, Huiming Liu of Tencent’s Xuanwu Lab for their assistance.

Kernel
We would like to acknowledge an anonymous researcher for their
assistance.

PackageKit
We would like to acknowledge Csaba Fitzl (@theevilbit) for their
assistance.

Safari
We would like to acknowledge Michael Ball of Gradescope by Turnitin
for their assistance.

System Preferences
We would like to acknowledge an anonymous researcher for their
assistance.

Installation note:

macOS Mojave 10.14.5, Security Update 2019-003 High Sierra,
Security Update 2019-003 Sierra may be obtained from the
Mac App Store or Apple’s Software Downloads web site:
https://support.apple.com/downloads/

Information will also be posted to the Apple Security Updates
web site: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222

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