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OS X update for Kernel (CVE-2022-26743)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
05/26/2022
Created
06/02/2022
Added
06/01/2022
Modified
06/09/2022

Description

An out-of-bounds write issue was addressed with improved bounds checking. This issue is fixed in macOS Monterey 12.4. An attacker that has already achieved code execution in macOS Recovery may be able to escalate to kernel privileges.

Solution(s)

  • apple-osx-upgrade-12_4

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