CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 27, 2023
Updated: Oct 12, 2023


CVE-2023-40428 is a cyber vulnerability that affects multiple products, including iOS and iPadOS versions prior to 17. The vulnerability allows an application to potentially access sensitive user data. The issue has been fixed in the mentioned iOS 17 and iPadOS 17 updates. The vulnerability has a medium severity rating with a base score of 5.5 and high confidentiality impact. It requires user interaction and has a low attack complexity. No privileges are required to exploit the vulnerability, and the attack vector is local. The availability impact is none, but it poses a potential danger to organizations due to the risk of unauthorized access to sensitive data.


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