#VU65616 Cleartext transmission of sensitive information


Published: 2022-07-21

Vulnerability identifier: #VU65616

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-32857

CWE-ID: CWE-319

Exploitation vector: Local network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
macOS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: Apple Inc.

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to Software Update uses insecure communication channel. A remote attacker on the local network can track user’s activity.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.4 21F79


CPE

External links
http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213345


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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