#VU61773 Out-of-bounds write


Published: 2022-04-01

Vulnerability identifier: #VU61773

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22675

CWE-ID: CWE-787

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 AppleAVD subsystem. A local user can run a specially crafted program to trigger an out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.3 21E230


CPE

External links
http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213220


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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