Vulnerability identifier: #VU61298
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Apple Inc.
The vulnerability allows a local application to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to a logic error in AppKit. A malicious application can execute arbitrary code with root privileges.
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Vulnerable software versions
macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.2.1 21D62
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.