CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Sep 27, 2023
Updated: Nov 7, 2023


CVE-2023-41968 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 read arbitrary files due to inadequate symlink validation. The issue has been resolved in the mentioned software updates. The vulnerability has a base severity of MEDIUM and a base score of 5.5 according to NIST's CVSS rating system. It requires user interaction and has a confidentiality impact of HIGH. The exploitability score is 1.8, indicating a relatively low level of difficulty for potential exploitation.

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