Vulnerability identifier: #VU63235
Vulnerability risk: High
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
Vendor: Apple Inc.
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the affected system.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input within the processing of HEIC files in the VTDecoderXPCService process in the AppleGraphicsControl. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted image and execute arbitrary code on the system.
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Vulnerable software versions
macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.3.1 21E258
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.