APPLE-SA-12-11-2023-6 macOS Monterey 12.7.2

macOS Monterey 12.7.2 addresses the following issues.
Information about the security content is also available at
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT214037.

Apple maintains a Security Updates page at
https://support.apple.com/HT201222 which lists recent
software updates with security advisories.

Accounts
Available for: macOS Monterey
Impact: An app may be able to access sensitive user data
Description: A privacy issue was addressed with improved private data
redaction for log entries.
CVE-2023-42919: Kirin (@Pwnrin)

AppleEvents
Available for: macOS Monterey
Impact: An app may be able to access information about a user’s contacts
Description: This issue was addressed with improved redaction of
sensitive information.
CVE-2023-42894: Noah Roskin-Frazee and Prof. J. (ZeroClicks.ai Lab)

CoreServices
Available for: macOS Monterey
Impact: A user may be able to cause unexpected app termination or
arbitrary code execution
Description: An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved bounds
checking.
CVE-2023-42886: Koh M. Nakagawa (@tsunek0h)

Find My
Available for: macOS Monterey
Impact: An app may be able to read sensitive location information
Description: This issue was addressed with improved redaction of
sensitive information.
CVE-2023-42922: Wojciech Regula of SecuRing (wojciechregula.blog)

ImageIO
Available for: macOS Monterey
Impact: Processing an image may lead to arbitrary code execution
Description: The issue was addressed with improved memory handling.
CVE-2023-42899: Meysam Firouzi @R00tkitSMM and Junsung Lee

IOKit
Available for: macOS Monterey
Impact: An app may be able to monitor keystrokes without user permission
Description: An authentication issue was addressed with improved state
management.
CVE-2023-42891: an anonymous researcher

Kernel
Available for: macOS Monterey
Impact: An app may be able to break out of its sandbox
Description: The issue was addressed with improved memory handling.
CVE-2023-42914: Eloi Benoist-Vanderbeken (@elvanderb) of Synacktiv
(@Synacktiv)

ncurses
Available for: macOS Monterey
Impact: A remote user may be able to cause unexpected app termination or
arbitrary code execution
Description: This issue was addressed with improved checks.
CVE-2020-19185
CVE-2020-19186
CVE-2020-19187
CVE-2020-19188
CVE-2020-19189
CVE-2020-19190

TCC
Available for: macOS Monterey
Impact: An app may be able to access protected user data
Description: A logic issue was addressed with improved checks.
CVE-2023-42932: Zhongquan Li (@Guluisacat)

Vim
Available for: macOS Monterey
Impact: Opening a maliciously crafted file may lead to unexpected
application termination or arbitrary code execution
Description: This issue was addressed by updating to Vim version
9.0.1969.
CVE-2023-5344

macOS Monterey 12.7.2 may be obtained from the Mac App Store or
Apple’s Software Downloads web site:
https://support.apple.com/downloads/
All information is also posted on the Apple Security Updates
web site: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201222.