CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Jul 28, 2023
Updated: Aug 3, 2023


CVE-2023-38601 is a cyber vulnerability that affects multiple products. The vulnerable code has been removed and the issue is fixed in macOS Big Sur 11.7.9, macOS Monterey 12.6.8, and macOS Ventura 13.5. The vulnerability allows an app to modify protected parts of the file system. The risk score associated with this vulnerability is 25, indicating a significant level of risk. The base severity is rated as HIGH with a base score of 7.5, and the integrity impact is also rated as HIGH. The exploitability score is 3.9, suggesting that it can be relatively easily exploited through network attacks. It does not require any privileges or user interaction for exploitation. Organizations using the affected products should update to the fixed versions to mitigate the potential danger posed by this vulnerability.

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