CVSS 3.1 Score 5.9 of 10 (medium)


Published Jan 23, 2024
Updated: Mar 13, 2024
CWE ID 203


The vulnerability with CVE ID name CVE-2024-23218 is a timing side-channel issue that affects multiple products including macOS Sonoma 14.3, watchOS 10.3, tvOS 17.3, iOS 17.3, and iPadOS 17.3. It has been fixed in the mentioned versions. The vulnerability allows an attacker to decrypt legacy RSA PKCS#1 v1.5 ciphertexts without having the private key. The danger it poses to an organization is high in terms of confidentiality impact, but it does not require any privileges or user interaction to exploit. The attack vector is through a network and the base severity is rated as MEDIUM with a base score of 5.9 according to NIST CVSS v3.1 scoring system.

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