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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
11 December 2019
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Operating System: Apple iOS
Impact/Access: Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
CVE Names: CVE-2019-8840
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APPLE-SA-2019-12-10-7 Xcode 11.3
Xcode 11.3 is now available and addresses the following:
Available for: macOS Mojave 10.14.4 and later
Impact: Compiling with untrusted sources may lead to arbitrary code
execution with user privileges
Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved bounds
CVE-2019-8840: Pan ZhenPeng (@Peterpan0927) of Qihoo 360 Nirvan Team
We would like to acknowledge an anonymous researcher for their
Xcode 11.3 may be obtained from:
To check that the Xcode has been updated:
* Select Xcode in the menu bar
* Select About Xcode
* The version after applying this update will be "11.3".
Information will also be posted to the Apple Security Updates
web site: https://support.apple.com/kb/HT201222
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