CVSS 3.1 Score 5.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 25, 2023
Updated: Nov 2, 2023
CWE ID 306


CVE-2023-42845 is an authentication issue that affects macOS Sonoma 14.1, iOS 17.1, and iPadOS 17.1. The vulnerability allows unauthorized access to photos in the Hidden Photos Album without authentication. The risk score is 25, indicating a medium level of severity. The vulnerability has a base score of 5.3 and a base severity of MEDIUM according to The exploitability score is 3.9, and the confidentiality impact is low. The attack vector is through the network, and no user interaction or privileges are required. To remediate this vulnerability, organizations should update their affected products to the fixed versions mentioned above to ensure proper authentication for accessing hidden photos.

Explore Beyond the CVE Basics with Recorded Future's Vulnerability Intelligence

Note: This is just a basic overview providing quick insights into CVE-2023-42845 information. Gain full access to comprehensive CVE data, risk scores, prioritization, and mitigation data through Recorded Future's Vulnerability Intelligence:
  • Prioritize with Risk-Based Scoring
  • Explore the Extensive Vulnerability Database
  • Receive Early Alerts on Emerging CVEs
  • Focus on Critical Exploitable Vulnerabilities
  • Streamline Remediation with Integration Options