CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 12, 2023
Updated: Dec 13, 2023
CWE ID 125


CVE-2023-42886 is a vulnerability that affects multiple products, including macOS Sonoma 14.2, macOS Ventura 13.6.3, and macOS Monterey 12.7.2. It is categorized as an out-of-bounds read issue that has been fixed with improved bounds checking. The vulnerability has a high severity rating and a base score of 7.8 according to NIST's Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS). It requires low privileges and no user interaction for exploitation, with a potential impact on the integrity and confidentiality of the system being high. The danger it poses to organizations includes the possibility of unexpected application termination or arbitrary code execution.


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