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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2022-26688

An issue in the handling of symlinks was addressed with improved validation. This issue is fixed in Security Update 2022-003 Catalina, macOS Monterey 12.3, macOS Big Sur 11.6.5. A malicious app with root privileges may be able to modify the contents of system files.
Publish Date : 2022-05-26 Last Update Date : 2022-06-08
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 59

- Products Affected By CVE-2022-26688

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Mac Os X * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.15.7 Security Update 2021-006 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.15.7 Security Update 2021-002 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.15.7 Security Update 2020-007 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.15.7 Security Update 2021-007 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.15.7 Security Update 2021-003 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.15.7 - * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.15.7 Security Update 2021-008 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.15.7 Security Update 2020-001 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.15.7 Security Update 2022-001 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.15.7 Security Update 2020 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.15.7 Supplemental Update * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.15.7 Security Update 2022-002 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.15.7 Security Update 2021-001 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.15.7 Security Update 2020-005 * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 OS Apple Macos * * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Mac Os X 15
Apple Macos 1

- References For CVE-2022-26688

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213183
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213185
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213184

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2022-26688

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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