#VU58868 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls in macOS


Published: 2021-12-14

Vulnerability identifier: #VU58868

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-30976

CWE-ID: CWE-264

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
macOS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: Apple Inc.

Description

The vulnerability allows a local user to bypass implemented security restrictions.

The vulnerability exists due to a logic issue in the LaunchServices subsystem. A malicious application may bypass Gatekeeper checks.

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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