Zero-day vulnerability in macOS

Use-after-free
CVE-2021-30661

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2021042704 - Multiple vulnerabilities in macOS

Vulnerable component: macOS

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-30661

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Description:

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing web content within the WebKit Storage component. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into visiting it, trigger a use-after-free error and execute arbitrary code on the system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

External links:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT212325