CVSS 3.1 Score 7.8 of 10 (high)


Published Dec 12, 2023
Updated: Dec 13, 2023
CWE ID 787


CVE-2023-42901 is a vulnerability that affects multiple products including macOS Sonoma 14.2. The vulnerability is related to memory corruption issues and can be exploited by processing a maliciously crafted file. This could result in unexpected app termination or arbitrary code execution. The risk score of this vulnerability is 25, indicating a high severity level. The exploitability score is 1.8, and the base severity score is 7.8, both considered high. No privileges are required for exploitation, but user interaction is required. The attack vector is local, and the impact on integrity and confidentiality is high. Remediation for this vulnerability can be achieved by updating to macOS Sonoma 14.2 or applying the necessary security patches provided by the affected products' vendors.

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