CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jul 28, 2023
Updated: Aug 3, 2023
CWE ID 120


CVE-2023-38590 is a buffer overflow vulnerability that affects various Apple products, including watchOS, macOS Big Sur, iOS, iPadOS, and others. The issue has been fixed in the latest updates for these operating systems. Exploiting this vulnerability could allow remote attackers to cause unexpected system termination or corrupt kernel memory. The vulnerability has a high base severity rating of 8.8 and requires user interaction to be exploited. The impact includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts, highlighting the potential danger it poses to organizations.


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