#VU68659 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls in macOS


Published: 2022-10-25

Vulnerability identifier: #VU68659

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-32913

CWE-ID: CWE-264

Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
macOS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor:

Description

The vulnerability allows a local application to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to improperly imposed security restrictions within the Image Processing subsystem. A local sandboxed application can determine, which app is currently using the camera.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions


External links
http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213488


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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