Vulnerability identifier: #VU61773
Vulnerability risk: High
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 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.
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Vulnerable software versions
macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.3 21E230
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?