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OS X update for PackageKit (CVE-2020-9851)

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OS X update for PackageKit (CVE-2020-9851)

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
05/27/2020
Created
05/27/2020
Added
05/27/2020
Modified
06/11/2020

Description

An access issue was addressed with improved access restrictions. This issue is fixed in macOS Catalina 10.15.5. A malicious application may be able to modify protected parts of the file system.

Solution(s)

  • apple-osx-upgrade-10_15_5

References

  • apple-osx-upgrade-10_15_5

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