Apple released security updates to address recently disclosed SQLite and WebKit security vulnerabilities affecting Windows versions of iTunes and iCloud.
Apple released iTunes for Windows 12.9.5 that addresses a total of 25 flaws, four SQLite issues and 21 vulnerabilities in WebKit.
Apple addressed the SQLite vulnerabilities tracked as CVE-2019-8577 and CVE-2019-8602 that could be exploited by an application to gain elevated privileges.
Another SQLite bug tracked as CVE-2019-8600, is a memory corruption vulnerability that could be exploited to execute arbitrary code by sendind maliciously crafted SQL query to the vulnerable install.
The fourth SQLite flaw, tracked as CVE-2019-8598, is an input validation issue that could allow an application to read restricted memory.
All the SQLite issues were reported by Omer Gull from Checkpoint Research.
The CVE-2019-8607 flaw in WebKit is an out-of-bounds read that could lead to the disclosure of process memory when processing maliciously crafted web content. The flaw was reported by Junho Jang and Hanul Choi of LINE Security Team.
The other flaws in WebKit addressed by Apple could lead to arbitrary code execution during the processing of maliciously crafted web content.
The security advisory published by Apple is available here.
The tech giant also released iCloud for Windows 7.12 to address all these security issues.
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