CVE-2023-38136

CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)

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Published Jul 27, 2023
Updated: Aug 3, 2023

Summary

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.

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