Vulnerable component: macOS
CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C
CWE-ID: CWE-843 - Access of Resource Using Incompatible Type ('Type Confusion')
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to a type confusion error within the XNU subsystem. A local user can run a specially crafted program to trigger a type confusion error and execute arbitrary code with elevated privileges.
Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.