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OS X update for PDFKit (CVE-2019-8772)

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OS X update for PDFKit (CVE-2019-8772)

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
10/08/2019
Created
10/09/2019
Added
10/08/2019
Modified
02/12/2020

Description

An issue existed in the handling of links in encrypted PDFs. This issue was addressed by adding a confirmation prompt. This issue is fixed in macOS Catalina 10.15. An attacker may be able to exfiltrate the contents of an encrypted PDF.

Solution(s)

  • apple-osx-security-update-2019-001-mojave
  • apple-osx-security-update-2019-006-high-sierra
  • apple-osx-upgrade-10_15

References

  • apple-osx-security-update-2019-001-mojave
  • apple-osx-security-update-2019-006-high-sierra
  • apple-osx-upgrade-10_15

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