#VU63258 Use-after-free


Published: 2022-06-16

Vulnerability identifier: #VU63258

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-26757

CWE-ID: CWE-416

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: Yes

Vulnerable software:
macOS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: Apple Inc.

Description

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.

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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