#VU63290 Security restrictions bypass


Published: 2022-05-17

Vulnerability identifier: #VU63290

Vulnerability risk: Low

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

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-22663

CWE-ID: CWE-264

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
macOS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: Apple Inc.

Description

The vulnerability allows a local application to bypass implemented security restrictions.

The vulnerability exists due to improper securi5ty checks in the CoreTypes subsystem. A local application can bypass Gatekeeper checks.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 11.0 20A2411 - 11.6.5 20G527


CPE

External links
http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213256


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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