CVSS 3.1 Score 4.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 27, 2023
Updated: Oct 12, 2023


CVE-2023-40388 is a privacy issue that affects macOS Sonoma 14 and Safari. It is a vulnerability related to the handling of temporary files, which allows Safari to save photos to an unprotected location. The risk score for this vulnerability is 5 out of 10, indicating a moderate level of danger to organizations. The base severity is rated as MEDIUM with a base score of 4.3. The exploitability score is 2.8, indicating a medium level of difficulty for attackers to exploit this vulnerability. To remediate the issue, organizations should apply the fix provided in macOS Sonoma 14 to ensure that Safari no longer saves photos to unprotected locations.


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