#VU63240 Out-of-bounds write


Published: 2022-05-16

Vulnerability identifier: #VU63240

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-26738

CWE-ID: CWE-787

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
macOS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: Apple Inc.

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing untrusted input in AVEVideoEncoder. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted file, trick the victim into opening it using the affected software, trigger out-of-bounds write and execute arbitrary code on the target 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


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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