#VU63280 Use-after-free


Published: 2022-05-16

Vulnerability identifier: #VU63280

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-26709

CWE-ID: CWE-416

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 use-after-free error when processing HTML content in WebKit. A remote attacker can trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 12.4 21F79


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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