Vulnerability identifier: #VU60040
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Apple Inc.
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in AMD Kernel in macOS. A local user can run a specially crafted program to trigger an out-of-bounds write error and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.
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Vulnerable software versions
macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.1 21C52
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?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.