Vulnerability identifier: #VU63258
Vulnerability risk: Low
Exploitation vector: Local
Exploit availability: Yes
Vendor: Apple Inc.
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error within the OS kernel subsystem. A local user can trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.
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Vulnerable software versions
macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.3.1 21E258
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. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.