#VU58861 Race condition in macOS


Published: 2021-12-14

Vulnerability identifier: #VU58861

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-30982

CWE-ID: CWE-362

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 perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to a race condition in IOUSBHostFamily subsystem. A remote attacker can pass specially crafted data to the system and perform a denial of service attack.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.0.1 21A559


CPE

External links
http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212978


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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