CVE-2019-8635: Double Free Vulnerability in Apple macOS Lets Attackers Escalate System Privileges and Execute Arbitrary Code

by Moony Li and Lilang Wu (Threats Analysts) We discovered a double free vulnerability (assigned as CVE-2019-8635 ) in macOS. The vulnerability is caused by a memory corruption flaw in the AMD component. If successfully exploited, an attacker can implement privilege escalation and execute malicious code on the system with root privileges.

Source: CVE-2019-8635: Double Free Vulnerability in Apple macOS Lets Attackers Escalate System Privileges and Execute Arbitrary Code

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