#VU58874 Out-of-bounds read in macOS


Published: 2021-12-14

Vulnerability identifier: #VU58874

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-30940

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 the Model I/O subsystem when processing USD files. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted USD file, trick the victim into opening it, trigger out-of-bounds read error and read contents of memory on the system.

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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