APPLE-SA-12-11-2023-4 macOS Sonoma 14.2

macOS Sonoma 14.2 addresses the following issues.
Information about the security content is also available at
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT214036.

Apple maintains a Security Updates page at
https://support.apple.com/HT201222 which lists recent
software updates with security advisories.

Accessibility
Available for: macOS Sonoma
Impact: Secure text fields may be displayed via the Accessibility
Keyboard when using a physical keyboard
Description: This issue was addressed with improved state management.
CVE-2023-42874: Don Clarke

Accounts
Available for: macOS Sonoma
Impact: An app may be able to access sensitive user data
Description: A privacy issue was addressed with improved private data
redaction for log entries.
CVE-2023-42919: Kirin (@Pwnrin)

AppleEvents
Available for: macOS Sonoma
Impact: An app may be able to access information about a user’s contacts
Description: This issue was addressed with improved redaction of
sensitive information.
CVE-2023-42894: Noah Roskin-Frazee and Prof. J. (ZeroClicks.ai Lab)

AppleGraphicsControl
Available for: macOS Sonoma
Impact: Processing a maliciously crafted file may lead to unexpected app
termination or arbitrary code execution
Description: Multiple memory corruption issues were addressed with
improved input validation.
CVE-2023-42901: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero
CVE-2023-42902: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero, and Michael
DePlante (@izobashi) of Trend Micro Zero Day Initiative
CVE-2023-42912: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero
CVE-2023-42903: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero
CVE-2023-42904: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero
CVE-2023-42905: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero
CVE-2023-42906: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero
CVE-2023-42907: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero
CVE-2023-42908: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero
CVE-2023-42909: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero
CVE-2023-42910: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero
CVE-2023-42911: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero
CVE-2023-42926: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero

AppleVA
Available for: macOS Sonoma
Impact: Processing an image may lead to arbitrary code execution
Description: The issue was addressed with improved memory handling.
CVE-2023-42882: Ivan Fratric of Google Project Zero

Archive Utility
Available for: macOS Sonoma
Impact: An app may be able to access sensitive user data
Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved checks.
CVE-2023-42924: Mickey Jin (@patch1t)

AVEVideoEncoder
Available for: macOS Sonoma
Impact: An app may be able to disclose kernel memory
Description: This issue was addressed with improved redaction of
sensitive information.
CVE-2023-42884: an anonymous researcher

Bluetooth
Available for: macOS Sonoma
Impact: An attacker in a privileged network position may be able to
inject keystrokes by spoofing a keyboard
Description: The issue was addressed with improved checks.
CVE-2023-45866: Marc Newlin of SkySafe

CoreMedia Playback
Available for: macOS Sonoma
Impact: An app may be able to access user-sensitive data
Description: The issue was addressed with improved checks.
CVE-2023-42900: Mickey Jin (@patch1t)

CoreServices
Available for: macOS Sonoma
Impact: A user may be able to cause unexpected app termination or
arbitrary code execution
Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved bounds
checking.
CVE-2023-42886: Koh M. Nakagawa (@tsunek0h)

ExtensionKit
Available for: macOS Sonoma
Impact: An app may be able to access sensitive user data
Description: A privacy issue was addressed with improved private data
redaction for log entries.
CVE-2023-42927: Noah Roskin-Frazee and Prof. J. (ZeroClicks.ai Lab)

Find My
Available for: macOS Sonoma
Impact: An app may be able to read sensitive location information
Description: This issue was addressed with improved redaction of
sensitive information.
CVE-2023-42922: Wojciech Regula of SecuRing (wojciechregula.blog)

ImageIO
Available for: macOS Sonoma
Impact: Processing an image may lead to arbitrary code execution
Description: The issue was addressed with improved memory handling.
CVE-2023-42898: Junsung Lee
CVE-2023-42899: Meysam Firouzi @R00tkitSMM and Junsung Lee

IOKit
Available for: macOS Sonoma
Impact: An app may be able to monitor keystrokes without user permission
Description: An authentication issue was addressed with improved state
management.
CVE-2023-42891: an anonymous researcher

Kernel
Available for: macOS Sonoma
Impact: An app may be able to break out of its sandbox
Description: The issue was addressed with improved memory handling.
CVE-2023-42914: Eloi Benoist-Vanderbeken (@elvanderb) of Synacktiv
(@Synacktiv)

ncurses
Available for: macOS Sonoma
Impact: A remote user may be able to cause unexpected app termination or
arbitrary code execution
Description: This issue was addressed with improved checks.
CVE-2020-19185
CVE-2020-19186
CVE-2020-19187
CVE-2020-19188
CVE-2020-19189
CVE-2020-19190

SharedFileList
Available for: macOS Sonoma
Impact: An app may be able to access sensitive user data
Description: The issue was addressed with improved checks.
CVE-2023-42842: an anonymous researcher

TCC
Available for: macOS Sonoma
Impact: An app may be able to access protected user data
Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved checks.
CVE-2023-42932: Zhongquan Li (@Guluisacat)

Vim
Available for: macOS Sonoma
Impact: Opening a maliciously crafted file may lead to unexpected
application termination or arbitrary code execution
Description: This issue was addressed by updating to Vim version
9.0.1969.
CVE-2023-5344

WebKit
Available for: macOS Sonoma
Impact: Processing web content may lead to arbitrary code execution
Description: The issue was addressed with improved memory handling.
WebKit Bugzilla: 259830
CVE-2023-42890: Pwn2car

WebKit
Available for: macOS Sonoma
Impact: Processing an image may lead to a denial-of-service
Description: The issue was addressed with improved memory handling.
WebKit Bugzilla: 263349
CVE-2023-42883: Zoom Offensive Security Team

Additional recognition

Memoji
We would like to acknowledge Jerry Tenenbaum for their assistance.

Wi-Fi
We would like to acknowledge Noah Roskin-Frazee and Prof. J.
(ZeroClicks.ai Lab) for their assistance.

macOS Sonoma 14.2 may be obtained from the Mac App Store or Apple’s
Software Downloads web site: https://support.apple.com/downloads/
All information is also posted on the Apple Security Updates
web site: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201222.