#VU55228 Out-of-bounds read


Published: 2021-07-22

Vulnerability identifier: #VU55228

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-30733

CWE-ID: CWE-125

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 gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition within CoreText. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted font file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger out-of-bounds read error and read contents of process memory.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 10.15 19A583, 10.15 19A602, 10.15 19A603, 10.15.1 19B88, 10.15.2 19C57, 10.15.3 19D76, 10.15.4 19E266, 10.15.4 19E287, 10.15.5 19F96, 10.15.5 19F101, 10.15.6 19G73, 10.15.6 19G2021, 10.15.7 19H2, 10.15.7 19H4, 10.15.7 19H15, 10.15.7 19H114, 10.15.7 19H512, 10.15.7 19H524, 10.15.7 19H1030, 10.15.7 19H1217

CPE

External links
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212600


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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