#VU60668 Buffer overflow in macOS


Published: 2022-02-16

Vulnerability identifier: #VU60668

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-30922

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 within the Intel Graphics Driver. A local user can run a specially crafted program to trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 11.0 20A2411 - 11.6 20G165


CPE

External links
http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212872


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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