CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 27, 2023
Updated: Dec 22, 2023


CVE-2023-40443 is a cyber vulnerability that affects multiple products, including iOS 17 and iPadOS 17. The issue allows an app to potentially gain root privileges. This vulnerability poses a high risk to organizations as it has a base severity rating of HIGH and a base score of 7.8 out of 10. Remediation for this vulnerability can be achieved by updating the affected products to the fixed versions mentioned. The exploitability score is relatively low at 1.8, but user interaction is required for the exploit to be successful. The impact of this vulnerability includes high integrity and confidentiality impacts, as well as potential availability impact.


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