CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jul 27, 2023
Updated: Aug 3, 2023


CVE-2023-38136 is a cyber vulnerability that affects multiple products, including iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS. The issue has been addressed with improved memory handling in iOS 16.6 and iPadOS 16.6, as well as watchOS 9.6. This vulnerability allows an app to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges. The danger it poses to organizations is high, with a base severity of HIGH and a base score of 7.8 out of 10. It requires user interaction but does not require any privileges. The attack vector is local, and it has a significant impact on both integrity and confidentiality. Remediation can be achieved by updating the affected products to the fixed versions mentioned above.


Explore Beyond the CVE Basics with Recorded Future's Vulnerability Intelligence

Note: This is just a basic overview providing quick insights into CVE-2023-38136 information. Gain full access to comprehensive CVE data, risk scores, prioritization, and mitigation data through Recorded Future's Vulnerability Intelligence:
  • Prioritize with Risk-Based Scoring
  • Explore the Extensive Vulnerability Database
  • Receive Early Alerts on Emerging CVEs
  • Focus on Critical Exploitable Vulnerabilities
  • Streamline Remediation with Integration Options