Multiple vulnerabilities in Apple macOS Monterey



Published: 2022-04-01
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2022-22675
CVE-2022-22674
CWE-ID CWE-787
CWE-125
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit Vulnerability #1 is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerability #2 is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software
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Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor Apple Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU61773

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22675

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 within the AppleAVD subsystem. A local user can run a specially crafted program to trigger an out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

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

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.3 21E230


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213220

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU61774

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22674

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition within Intel Graphics Driver. A local user can  trigger an out-of-bounds read error and read contents of kernel memory.

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

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.3 21E230


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213220

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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