CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jul 27, 2023
Updated: Aug 3, 2023
CWE ID 416


The vulnerability identified as CVE-2023-35993 is categorized as a use-after-free issue, specifically belonging to the CWE-416 (Use After Free) category. It affects multiple products, including macOS Monterey, iOS, iPadOS, tvOS, macOS Big Sur, watchOS, and macOS Ventura. The vulnerability allows an application to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges. The issue has been addressed and fixed in various versions of the affected products, such as macOS Monterey 12.6.8 and iOS 15.7.8. The severity of this vulnerability is rated as high, with a base score of 7.8 according to CVSS:3.1 metrics provided by [email protected]. The exploitability score is 1.8 out of 10, and user interaction is required for exploitation. The impact includes high integrity impact and high confidentiality impact on the organization's systems and data security.


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