#VU63237 Out-of-bounds read


Published: 2022-05-16 | Updated: 2022-06-02

Vulnerability identifier: #VU63237

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-26698

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 in AppleScript. A local user can trigger an out-of-bounds read error and read contents of memory on the system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.3.1 21E258


CPE

External links
http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213257
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-22-812/


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?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.


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