#VU63291 Use-after-free


Published: 2022-05-17

Vulnerability identifier: #VU63291

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-26702

CWE-ID: CWE-416

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Apple iOS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system
iPadOS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: Apple Inc.

Description

The vulnerability allows a local application to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error in AppleAVD. A local application can execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Apple iOS: 15.0 19A346 - 15.4.1 19E258

iPadOS: 15.0 19A346 - 15.4.1 19E258


CPE

External links
http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213258


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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