CVSS 3.1 Score 5.3 of 10 (medium)


Published Oct 25, 2023
Updated: Nov 2, 2023


CVE-2023-42846 is a vulnerability that affects various products, including watchOS, iOS, iPadOS, and tvOS. The issue allows for passive tracking of a device through its Wi-Fi MAC address. The vulnerability has been remediated by removing the vulnerable code in the affected products' latest versions (watchOS 10.1, iOS 16.7.2 and iPadOS 16.7.2, tvOS 17.1, iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1). The potential danger posed by this vulnerability to an organization is considered medium severity with a base score of 5.3 out of 10, as it can compromise the confidentiality of information on the tracked device but does not require any special privileges or user interaction to exploit it.

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