|CVSS SCORE||7.8, (AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)|
This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Apple macOS. Interaction with the CoreText library is required to exploit this vulnerability but attack vectors may vary depending on the implementation.
The specific flaw exists within the parsing of TTF fonts. Crafted data in a TTF file can trigger a write past the end of an allocated data structure. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the current process.
Apple has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
|CREDIT||Mickey Jin of Trend Micro Mobile Security Research Team