CVE-2019-12174 before 2.4.4 on macOS suffers from a privilege escalation vulnerability in the connectWithExecutablePath:configFilePath:configFileName method of the me_hide_vpnhelper.Helper class in the me.hide.vpnhelper macOS privilege helper tool. This method takes user-supplied input and can be used to escalate privileges, as well as obtain the ability to run any application on the system in the root context.
Source: NIST

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.