CVE-2021-30681

Description

A validation issue existed in the handling of symlinks. This issue was addressed with improved validation of symlinks. This issue is fixed in Security Update 2021-004 Mojave, iOS 14.6 and iPadOS 14.6, Security Update 2021-003 Catalina, macOS Big Sur 11.4, watchOS 7.5. A malicious application may be able to gain root privileges.

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CvssV3 impact

BaseSeverity

HIGH

ConfidentialityImpact

HIGH

AttackComplexity

LOW

Scope

UNCHANGED

AttackVector

LOCAL

AvailabilityImpact

HIGH

IntegrityImpact

HIGH

PrivilegesRequired

NONE

BaseScore

7.8

VectorString

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

Version

3.1

UserInteraction

REQUIRED

CvssV2 impact

AccessComplexity

MEDIUM

ConfidentialityImpact

COMPLETE

AvailabilityImpact

COMPLETE

IntegrityImpact

COMPLETE

BaseScore

9.3

VectorString

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

Version

2.0

AccessVector

NETWORK

Authentication

NONE