#VU60028 Buffer overflow in macOS


Published: 2022-01-26

Vulnerability identifier: #VU60028

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22593

CWE-ID: CWE-119

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 escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in macOS kernel. A local user or malicious application can trigger buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 10.15 19A583 - 10.15.7 19H1615


CPE

External links
http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213056


Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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