Check Point Advisories

Apple MacOS Authentication Bypass (CVE-2021-30657)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2021-1277
Date Published: 18 Sep 2022
Severity: Medium
Last Updated: Sunday 18 September, 2022
Industry Reference:CVE-2021-30657
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80, R77, R75

Who is Vulnerable? Apple macOS prior to 11.3
Apple mac_os_x 10.15.6
Apple mac_os_x 10.15.7
Apple mac_os_x 10.15.5 and prior
Vulnerability Description A vulnerability exists in Apple macOS. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R81 / R80 / R77 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Apple MacOS Authentication Bypass (CVE-2021-30657) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Apple MacOS Authentication Bypass (CVE-2021-30657)

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