#VU61774 Out-of-bounds read


Published: 2022-04-01

Vulnerability identifier: #VU61774

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:H/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22674

CWE-ID: CWE-125

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 gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition within Intel Graphics Driver. A local user can  trigger an out-of-bounds read error and read contents of kernel memory.

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?

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?

Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.


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