#VU70516 Improper access control in macOS

Published: 2022-12-28

Vulnerability identifier: #VU70516

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-2022-42838


Exploitation vector: Local

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Operating systems & Components / Operating system



The vulnerability allows a local application to gain unauthorized access to otherwise restricted functionality.

The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions in CoreMedia. A local application can bypass implemented security restrictions and continue receiving video after the app, which activated the video stream, was closed.

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

External links

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.

Latest bulletins with this vulnerability