CVE-2021-1782

high
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Description

A race condition was addressed with improved locking. This issue is fixed in macOS Big Sur 11.2, Security Update 2021-001 Catalina, Security Update 2021-001 Mojave, watchOS 7.3, tvOS 14.4, iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4. A malicious application may be able to elevate privileges. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited..

References

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212146

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212147

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212148

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212149

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2021-04-02

Updated: 2021-04-09

Type: CWE-269

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 3.4

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 7

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 1

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (2 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
146086macOS 10.14.x < 10.14.6 Security Update 2021-001 / 10.15.x < 10.15.7 Security Update 2021-001 / macOS 11.x < 11.2 (HT212147)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high
145548Apple iOS < 14.4 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMobile Devices
high