CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 10, 2024
Updated: Jan 17, 2024
CWE ID 787


CVE-2023-42869 is a vulnerability that affects multiple products, including macOS Ventura 13.4, iOS 16.5, and iPadOS 16.5. It is caused by multiple memory corruption issues in libxml2 and has been addressed with improved input validation. The vulnerability has a high severity rating with a base score of 7.5 and an impact score of 3.6. It can be exploited over the network without requiring any privileges or user interaction. The attack vector is classified as low complexity, but it poses a high availability impact to organizations. Remediation for this vulnerability involves updating the affected products to the fixed versions mentioned above.

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