Multiple vulnerabilities in Apple macOS Monterey



Published: 2022-08-17
Risk Critical
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2022-32894
CVE-2022-32893
CWE-ID CWE-787
Exploitation vector Network
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: #VU66586

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-32894

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within the OS kernel component. A local application can trigger an out-of-bounds write error and execute arbitrary code on the system 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 - 12.5 21G72


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213413

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

2) Out-of-bounds write

EUVDB-ID: #VU66587

Risk: Critical

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-32893

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in WebKit when processing HTML content. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted website, trick the victim into opening it, trigger an out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

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

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.5 21G72


CPE2.3 External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213413

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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