CVSS 3.1 Score 7.5 of 10 (high)


Published Mar 28, 2024
Updated: Apr 8, 2024


CVE-2023-42962 is a cyber vulnerability that affects multiple products, including iOS and iPadOS versions 17.2, 16.7.3, and others. The issue has been addressed with improved checks. It allows a remote attacker to potentially cause a denial-of-service attack. The vulnerability is classified as high severity, with a base score of 7.5 out of 10. There are no privileges required for exploitation and no user interaction needed. The attack vector is through the network, and it has a low attack complexity. Although it does not impact integrity or confidentiality, it has a high availability impact. Remediation for this vulnerability involves updating the affected products to the fixed versions mentioned above (iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2, iOS 16.7.3 and iPadOS 16.7.3).

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