CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Jan 23, 2024
Updated: Jan 26, 2024


CVE-2023-42888 is a cyber vulnerability that affects various products including iOS, iPadOS, watchOS, and macOS. The issue has been fixed in specific versions of these operating systems such as iOS 16.7.5 and iPadOS 16.7.5. The vulnerability arises from processing a maliciously crafted image, which could lead to the disclosure of process memory. It has a risk score of 26 and a base severity rating of MEDIUM according to The exploitability score is 1.8, indicating a low attack complexity and no privileges required for exploitation. The potential danger lies in the high confidentiality impact it poses to organizations, as user interaction is required for the vulnerability to be exploited locally on affected devices.

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