CVSS 3.1 Score 5.5 of 10 (medium)


Published Dec 12, 2023
Updated: Dec 13, 2023


CVE-2023-42898 is a cyber vulnerability that affects various products, including macOS Sonoma 14.2, watchOS 10.2, iOS 17.2, iPadOS 17.2, and tvOS 17.2. The vulnerability was fixed through improved memory handling. The issue arises when processing an image, which can lead to arbitrary code execution. It has a risk score of 25 and a base severity rating of MEDIUM. The danger it poses to organizations is classified as HIGH in terms of confidentiality impact, as unauthorized code execution could potentially compromise sensitive data.


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