CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 27, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-40406 is a cyber vulnerability that affects macOS Monterey 12.7, macOS Ventura 13.6, and macOS Sonoma 14. The issue allows an app to read arbitrary files and has a risk score of 25. The vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM and a base score of 5.5 according to NIST. It requires user interaction and has a confidentiality impact that is rated as HIGH. The exploitability score is 1.8, and the attack vector is LOCAL with LOW attack complexity. The vulnerability does not have an integrity impact or availability impact. No remediation steps or potential dangers beyond unauthorized file access are mentioned in the provided information.


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