CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jan 10, 2024
Updated: Jan 16, 2024
CWE ID 416


CVE-2023-42870 is a use-after-free vulnerability that affects macOS Sonoma 14, iOS 17, and iPadOS 17. This vulnerability could allow an app to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges. The issue has been addressed through improved memory management. The vulnerability poses a high risk to organizations as it can lead to unauthorized code execution and potential compromise of sensitive information. It requires user interaction to exploit but does not require any specific privileges. The vulnerability has a base severity score of 7.8 out of 10 and an impact score of 5.9 out of 10 according to NIST's Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

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