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About the security content of watchOS 8.6

2022-05-1600:00:00
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42

9.3 High

CVSS2

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

COMPLETE

Integrity Impact

COMPLETE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

9.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

9.6 High

AI Score

Confidence

High

0.016 Low

EPSS

Percentile

87.3%

About the security content of watchOS 8.6

This document describes the security content of watchOS 8.6.

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watchOS 8.6

Released May 16, 2022

AppleAVD

Available for: Apple Watch Series 3 and later

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management.

CVE-2022-26702: an anonymous researcher, Antonio Zekic (@antoniozekic), and John Aakerblom (@jaakerblom)

Entry updated June 6, 2023

AppleAVD

Available for: Apple Watch Series 3 and later

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited.

Description: An out-of-bounds write issue was addressed with improved bounds checking.

CVE-2022-22675: an anonymous researcher

DriverKit

Available for: Apple Watch Series 3 and later

Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with system privileges

Description: An out-of-bounds access issue was addressed with improved bounds checking.

CVE-2022-26763: Linus Henze of Pinauten GmbH (pinauten.de)

ImageIO

Available for: Apple Watch Series 3 and later

Impact: A remote attacker may be able to cause unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

Description: An integer overflow was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2022-26711: actae0n of Blacksun Hackers Club working with Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative

IOMobileFrameBuffer

Available for: Apple Watch Series 3 and later

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved state management.

CVE-2022-26768: an anonymous researcher

IOSurfaceAccelerator

Available for: Apple Watch Series 3 and later

Impact: A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved state management.

CVE-2022-26771: an anonymous researcher

Kernel

Available for: Apple Watch Series 3 and later

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved validation.

CVE-2022-26714: Peter Nguyễn Vũ Hoàng (@peternguyen14) of STAR Labs (@starlabs_sg)

Kernel

Available for: Apple Watch Series 3 and later

Impact: An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges

Description: A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management.

CVE-2022-26757: Ned Williamson of Google Project Zero

Kernel

Available for: Apple Watch Series 3 and later

Impact: An attacker that has already achieved kernel code execution may be able to bypass kernel memory mitigations

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved validation.

CVE-2022-26764: Linus Henze of Pinauten GmbH (pinauten.de)

Kernel

Available for: Apple Watch Series 3 and later

Impact: A malicious attacker with arbitrary read and write capability may be able to bypass Pointer Authentication

Description: A race condition was addressed with improved state handling.

CVE-2022-26765: Linus Henze of Pinauten GmbH (pinauten.de)

LaunchServices

Available for: Apple Watch Series 3 and later

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

Description: An access issue was addressed with additional sandbox restrictions on third-party applications.

CVE-2022-26706: Arsenii Kostromin (0x3c3e), Jonathan Bar Or of Microsoft

Entry updated July 6, 2022

libresolv

Available for: Apple Watch Series 3 and later

Impact: An attacker may be able to cause unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

Description: An integer overflow was addressed with improved input validation.

CVE-2022-26775: Max Shavrick (@_mxms) of the Google Security Team

Entry added June 21, 2022

libresolv

Available for: Apple Watch Series 3 and later

Impact: An attacker may be able to cause unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

Description: This issue was addressed with improved checks.

CVE-2022-26708: Max Shavrick (@_mxms) of the Google Security Team

Entry added June 21, 2022

libresolv

Available for: Apple Watch Series 3 and later

Impact: A remote user may be able to cause a denial-of-service

Description: This issue was addressed with improved checks.

CVE-2022-32790: Max Shavrick (@_mxms) of the Google Security Team

Entry added June 21, 2022

libresolv

Available for: Apple Watch Series 3 and later

Impact: An attacker may be able to cause unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

Description: This issue was addressed with improved checks.

CVE-2022-26776: Max Shavrick (@_mxms) of the Google Security Team, Zubair Ashraf of Crowdstrike

Entry added June 21, 2022

libxml2

Available for: Apple Watch Series 3 and later

Impact: A remote attacker may be able to cause unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution

Description: A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management.

CVE-2022-23308

Security

Available for: Apple Watch Series 3 and later

Impact: A malicious app may be able to bypass signature validation

Description: A certificate parsing issue was addressed with improved checks.

CVE-2022-26766: Linus Henze of Pinauten GmbH (pinauten.de)

TCC

Available for: Apple Watch Series 3 and later

Impact: An app may be able to capture a user’s screen

Description: This issue was addressed with improved checks.

CVE-2022-26726: Antonio Cheong Yu Xuan of YCISCQ

Entry updated June 6, 2023

WebKit

Available for: Apple Watch Series 3 and later

Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to code execution

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved state management.

WebKit Bugzilla: 238178

CVE-2022-26700: ryuzaki

WebKit

Available for: Apple Watch Series 3 and later

Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution

Description: A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management.

WebKit Bugzilla: 236950

CVE-2022-26709: Chijin Zhou of ShuiMuYuLin Ltd and Tsinghua wingtecher lab

WebKit Bugzilla: 237475

CVE-2022-26710: Chijin Zhou of ShuiMuYuLin Ltd and Tsinghua wingtecher lab

WebKit Bugzilla: 238171

CVE-2022-26717: Jeonghoon Shin of Theori

WebKit

Available for: Apple Watch Series 3 and later

Impact: Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved state management.

WebKit Bugzilla: 238183

CVE-2022-26716: SorryMybad (@S0rryMybad) of Kunlun Lab

WebKit Bugzilla: 238699

CVE-2022-26719: Dongzhuo Zhao working with ADLab of Venustech

Wi-Fi

Available for: Apple Watch Series 3 and later

Impact: A malicious application may disclose restricted memory

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved validation.

CVE-2022-26745: Scarlet Raine

Entry added July 6, 2022

Wi-Fi

Available for: Apple Watch Series 3 and later

Impact: A malicious application may disclose restricted memory

Description: A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved validation.

CVE-2022-26745: an anonymous researcher

Additional recognition

AppleMobileFileIntegrity

We would like to acknowledge Wojciech Reguła (@_r3ggi) of SecuRing for their assistance.

WebKit

We would like to acknowledge James Lee and an anonymous researcher for their assistance.

Entry updated May 25, 2022

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Published Date: November 15, 2023

Affected configurations

Vulners
Node
applewatchosRange<8.6
CPENameOperatorVersion
watchoslt8.6

9.3 High

CVSS2

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

MEDIUM

Authentication

NONE

Confidentiality Impact

COMPLETE

Integrity Impact

COMPLETE

Availability Impact

COMPLETE

AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

9.8 High

CVSS3

Attack Vector

NETWORK

Attack Complexity

LOW

Privileges Required

NONE

User Interaction

NONE

Scope

UNCHANGED

Confidentiality Impact

HIGH

Integrity Impact

HIGH

Availability Impact

HIGH

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

9.6 High

AI Score

Confidence

High

0.016 Low

EPSS

Percentile

87.3%