Information disclosure in Quick Look for MacOS

Published: 2018-06-19
Risk Low
Patch available NO
Number of vulnerabilities 1
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
Quick Look
Client/Desktop applications / Multimedia software

Vendor xupefei

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU13383

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:P/RL:U/RC:C]


CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information exposure

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a local attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information on the target device.

The weakness exists due to the operation system caches and saves the file copy when it's opened or created. A local attacker can gain access to the system cache files.


Cyberecurity Help is currently unaware of any solutions addressing the vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

Quick Look: 0.1 - 0.3.5

External links

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.