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CVE-2023-28206 Input validation

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CVE Information

Original CVE data


An out-of-bounds write issue was addressed with improved input validation. This issue is fixed in macOS Monterey 12.6.5, iOS 16.4.1 and iPadOS 16.4.1, macOS Ventura 13.3.1, iOS 15.7.5 and iPadOS 15.7.5, macOS Big Sur 11.7.6. An app may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited.

CWE: CWE-787
CVSS v2-
CVSS v38.6
Affected Vendors

Apple - (3)

Basic Analysis

Common vulnerability metrics

Vulnerabilty type as detected by PRIOnengine

Input validation

CVSS Scores as calculated by PRIOnengine
CVSS v29.3
CVSS v37.8

Vulnerability weakness type is in the top 25 CWEs according to MITRE. View Mitre Top 25 CWEs


Exploits are available either through exploit packs, Github repos or the world wide web in general.

Active Exploitation

Vulnerability is referenced under CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog. See the KEV Catalog

Social Network Activity


Threat Actor Activity

No sightings of the vulnerability within threat reports.

Cybersecurity Frameworks

How the vulnerability maps against various cybersecurity frameworks

T1499.004 - Endpoint Denial of Service (Application or System Exploitation)
T1203 - Exploitation for Client Execution
T1059 - Command and Scripting Interpreter

Compliance Impact

How the submited vulnerability affects compliance

PCI DSS v3.2.1-6.5.8 - Improper Access Control
PCI DSS v3.2.1-6.5.2 - Buffer Overflows

Web Application Security Frameworks

Applicable if the issue likely affects a web application