Multiple vulnerabilities in Apple macOS Monterey



Published: 2022-01-26 | Updated: 2022-06-30
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 14
CVE-ID CVE-2022-22584
CVE-2022-22578
CVE-2022-22585
CVE-2022-22587
CVE-2022-22593
CVE-2022-22579
CVE-2022-22583
CVE-2022-22589
CVE-2022-22590
CVE-2022-22592
CVE-2022-22594
CVE-2022-22586
CVE-2022-22591
CVE-2022-22676
CWE-ID CWE-119
CWE-264
CWE-59
CWE-125
CWE-94
CWE-416
CWE-254
CWE-200
CWE-787
CWE-22
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Public exploit Vulnerability #4 is being exploited in the wild.
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Vendor Apple Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 14 vulnerabilities.

1) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU60034

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22584

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in ColorSync. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted ICC images, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.1 21C52


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213054

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Security restrictions bypass

EUVDB-ID: #VU60035

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22578

CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a malicious application to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a logic error in Crash Reporter. A malicious application can execute arbitrary code with root privileges.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.1 21C52


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213054

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

3) Link following

EUVDB-ID: #VU60032

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22585

CWE-ID: CWE-59 - Improper Link Resolution Before File Access ('Link Following')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a malicious application to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect path validation logic for symlinks in iCloud. A malicious application can access user's files.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.1 21C52


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213054

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

4) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU60033

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22587

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a malicious application to execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within the IOMobileFrameBuffer subsystem. A malicious application can trigger buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.1 21C52


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213054

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

5) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU60028

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22593

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in macOS kernel. A local user or malicious application can trigger buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.1 21C52


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213054

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

6) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU60029

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22579

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds Read

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the affected system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition in Model I/O when processing STL files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted STL file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger an out-of-bounds read error and read contents of memory or execute arbitrary code on the system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.1 21C52


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213054

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

7) Security restrictions bypass

EUVDB-ID: #VU60030

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22583

CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local application to bypass implemented security restrictions.

The vulnerability exists due to improper permissions management in PackageKit. A malicious application can access restricted files.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.1 21C52


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213054

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

8) Code Injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU60036

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22589

CWE-ID: CWE-94 - Improper Control of Generation of Code ('Code Injection')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary JavaScript code on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation in WebKit when processing email messages. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted email message and execute arbitrary JavaScript code on the system.


Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.1 21C52


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213054

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

9) Use-after-free

EUVDB-ID: #VU60037

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22590

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing HTML content in WebKit. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted web page, trigger a use-after-free error and execute arbitrary code on the system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.1 21C52


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213054

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

10) Security features bypass

EUVDB-ID: #VU60038

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22592

CWE-ID: CWE-254 - Security Features

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass implemented security restrictions.

The vulnerability exists due to a logic issue when processing HTML content in WebKit. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into visiting it and prevent Content Security Policy from being enforced.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.1 21C52


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213054

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

11) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU60039

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22594

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information Exposure

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a cross-origin issue in the IndexDB API within the WebKit Storage. A remote attacker can trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website and gain access to sensitive information, locally stored by WebKit.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.1 21C52


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213054

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

12) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU60040

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22586

CWE-ID: CWE-787 - Out-of-bounds Write

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in AMD Kernel in macOS. A local user can run a specially crafted program to trigger an out-of-bounds write error and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.1 21C52


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213054

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

13) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU60041

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22591

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Improper Restriction of Operations within the Bounds of a Memory Buffer

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in Intel Graphics Driver. A local user can run a specially crafted program to trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.1 21C52


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213054

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

14) Path traversal

EUVDB-ID: #VU64806

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22676

CWE-ID: CWE-22 - Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to delete arbitrary files on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to input validation error when processing directory traversal sequences within the PKInstallService in PackageKit. A local user can manipulate the filename and delete arbitrary files on the system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.1 21C52


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213054
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-878/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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