Rapid7 Vulnerability & Exploit Database

OS X update for Spotlight (CVE-2022-26704)

Back to Search

OS X update for Spotlight (CVE-2022-26704)

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
05/26/2022
Created
06/02/2022
Added
06/01/2022
Modified
06/10/2022

Description

A validation issue existed in the handling of symlinks and was addressed with improved validation of symlinks. This issue is fixed in macOS Monterey 12.4. An app may be able to gain elevated privileges.

Solution(s)

  • apple-osx-upgrade-12_4

With Rapid7 live dashboards, I have a clear view of all the assets on my network, which ones can be exploited, and what I need to do in order to reduce the risk in my environment in real-time. No other tool gives us that kind of value and insight.

– Scott Cheney, Manager of Information Security, Sierra View Medical Center

;