#VU65680 Input validation error in macOS


Published: 2022-07-21

Vulnerability identifier: #VU65680

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-31009

CWE-ID: CWE-20

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
macOS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: Apple Inc.

Description

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

Multiple security issues exist in the Model I/O subsystem, related to HDF5 support. A local user can bypass implemented security restrictions and gain unauthorized access to sensitive information.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 12.0 21A344 - 12.0.1 21A559


CPE

External links
http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212978


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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