CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2021-1853

Improper Privilege Management

Published: Sep 08, 2021 | Modified: Sep 16, 2021
CVSS 3.x
7.8
HIGH
Source:
NVD
CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
CVSS 2.x
4.6 MEDIUM
AV:L/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

A logic issue was addressed with improved state management. This issue is fixed in macOS Big Sur 11.3. A local attacker may be able to elevate their privileges.

Weakness

The product does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Macos Apple 11.0 *

Potential Mitigations

References