cfprefsd is always using almost 100% of the CPU

The cfprefsd process is constantly using ~ 97% of the CPU in the activity monitor. I am aware of what makes this process, but surely pegging a CPU core all the time is a bit exaggerated. Is it possible to know why this is happening? I see nothing in the system logs.

It seems to be related to the process turned blue . Kill (and only he respawn) caused cpfrefsd to calm down.

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