Vulnerability identifier: #VU55255
Vulnerability risk: High
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Apple Inc.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within the ImageIO framework. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted TIFF file, trick the victim into opening it using the affected software, trigger out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.
Vulnerable software versions
macOS: 11.0 20A2411 - 11.5 20G71, 10.15 19A583 - 10.15.7 19H1323, 10.14 18A391 - 10.14.6 18G9323
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?