CVSS 3.1 Score 7.1 of 10 (high)


Published Sep 27, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-40452 is a cyber vulnerability that affects multiple products, including macOS Ventura 13.6, tvOS 17, macOS Monterey 12.7, watchOS 10, iOS 17, and iPadOS 17. The vulnerability allows an app to overwrite arbitrary files on the affected systems. It has a base severity rating of HIGH with a base score of 7.1 according to [email protected]. The exploitability score is 1.8 and it requires user interaction to be triggered. The attack vector is local and the impact includes high integrity impact but no confidentiality impact. The vulnerability can pose a significant danger to organizations as it allows unauthorized modification of files on affected systems. Remediation for this vulnerability involves updating to the fixed versions specified for each affected product.


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