Advisory Details

August 15th, 2022

Apple macOS Remote Events Memory Corruption Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

ZDI-22-1065
ZDI-CAN-15191

CVE ID CVE-2022-22630
CVSS SCORE 8.1, (AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)
AFFECTED VENDORS Apple
AFFECTED PRODUCTS macOS
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code on affected installations of Apple macOS. Authentication is not required to exploit this vulnerability.

The specific flaw exists within Apple Remote Events. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a memory corruption condition. An attacker can leverage this vulnerability to execute code in the context of the AEServer process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

ZDI-CAN-15191 / CVE-2022-22630 was addressed in macOS Monterey 12.3.


DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2021-12-22 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2022-08-15 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Jeremy Brown
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