Privilege escalation in Microsoft Defender for Endpoint for Mac



Published: 2022-09-14
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-35828
CWE-ID CWE-264
Exploitation vector Local
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Defender for Endpoint for Mac
Client/Desktop applications / Antivirus software/Personal firewalls

Vendor Microsoft

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

EUVDB-ID: #VU67285

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-35828

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly impose security restrictions in the Microsoft Defender for Endpoint for Mac, which leads to security restrictions bypass and privilege escalation.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Defender for Endpoint for Mac: All versions


CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2022-35828

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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