#VU68673 Improper Verification of Cryptographic Signature in macOS

Published: 2022-10-25

Vulnerability identifier: #VU68673

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-42793


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Operating systems & Components / Operating system



The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the affected system.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect verification of cryptographic signature within the Security component. A remote attacker can trick the victim into running a malicious app that appears to have a valid signature and compromise the affected system.

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Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

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