Vulnerability identifier: #VU55203
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Apple Inc.
The vulnerability allows a malicious application to bypass implemented security restrictions.
The vulnerability exists due to Identity Services does not properly impose security restrictions on recent Contacts. A malicious application can gain unauthorized access to user’s recent Contacts.
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Vulnerable software versions
macOS: 11.0 20A2411, 11.0.1 20B29, 11.0.1 20B50, 11.1 20C69, 11.2 20D64, 11.2.1 20D74, 11.2.1 20D75, 11.2.2 20D80, 11.2.3 20D91, 11.3 20E232, 11.3.1 20E241, 11.4 20F71
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.