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A serious vulnerability in the Xamarin.iOS can be exploited locally to gain privileges.

Technical details

To exploit this vulnerability, an attacker would have to log on to an affected system and create a folder at a particular location. which could be used by another process running with elevated privileges.

Only systems running macOS are affected by this vulnerability.

Original advisories


Public exploits exist for this vulnerability.

Related products

CVE list

  • CVE-2017-8665

KB list

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