CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Jul 28, 2023
Updated: Aug 3, 2023


CVE-2023-38571 is a cyber vulnerability that affects multiple products including macOS Big Sur, macOS Monterey, and macOS Ventura. The vulnerability allows an app to bypass Privacy preferences due to a lack of proper symlink validation. To remediate the issue, users should update their operating systems to the fixed versions mentioned above. The vulnerability poses a high risk with a base severity rating of 7.5 out of 10 and an integrity impact of HIGH. The exploitability score is 3.9 out of 10, indicating that it is moderately easy for attackers to exploit the vulnerability remotely without requiring any privileges or user interaction. The potential danger it poses to organizations includes the possibility of unauthorized access to sensitive information and compromising privacy settings.


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