Advisory Details

March 16th, 2022

Apple macOS ColorSync ICC File Parsing Out-Of-Bounds Read Information Disclosure Vulnerability

ZDI-22-510
ZDI-CAN-15943

CVE ID CVE-2022-22584
CVSS SCORE 3.3, (AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N)
AFFECTED VENDORS Apple
AFFECTED PRODUCTS macOS
VULNERABILITY DETAILS

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to disclose sensitive information on affected installations of Apple macOS ColorSync. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within the parsing of ICC images. The issue results from the lack of proper validation of user-supplied data, which can result in a read past the end of an allocated buffer. An attacker can leverage this in conjunction with other vulnerabilities to execute arbitrary code in the context of the current process.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS Apple has issued an update to correct this vulnerability. More details can be found at:
https://support.apple.com/HT213054
DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
  • 2021-11-10 - Vulnerability reported to vendor
  • 2022-03-16 - Coordinated public release of advisory
CREDIT Mickey Jin (@patch1t) of Trend Micro
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