#VU52815 Buffer overflow


Published: 2021-05-03 | Updated: 2021-06-03

Vulnerability identifier: #VU52815

Vulnerability risk: Critical

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-30665

CWE-ID: CWE-119

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
macOS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: Apple Inc.

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in WebKit. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, 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.

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

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 11.0 20A2411 - 11.3 20E232


CPE

External links
http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212335


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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