Vulnerability identifier: #VU65576
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 boundary error within the AppleAPFSUserClient::methodDeltaCreateFinalize() method in APFS. A local user can run a specially crafted program to trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with root privileges.
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Vulnerable software versions
macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.4 21F79
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?