CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 12, 2023
Updated: Dec 13, 2023


CVE-2023-40446 is a cyber vulnerability that affects multiple products, including macOS Monterey, iOS, and iPadOS. The issue has been fixed in the latest versions of these operating systems. It is caused by a memory handling flaw, which can be exploited through maliciously crafted input to execute arbitrary code in user-installed apps. The vulnerability has a high severity rating and poses a potential danger to organizations as it could lead to unauthorized code execution. Remediation involves updating the affected products to the patched versions provided by Apple.


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