Vulnerability identifier: #VU55316
Vulnerability risk: High
Exploitation vector: Local
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Apple Inc.
The vulnerability allows a local application to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary within the IOMobileFrameBuffer subsystem. A local application can trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system with kernel privileges.
Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.
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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, 11.5 20G71
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?
Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.