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CVE-2023-42916 Input validation

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CVE Information

Original CVE data

Published:
Updated:

An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved input validation. This issue is fixed in iOS 17.1.2 and iPadOS 17.1.2, macOS Sonoma 14.1.2, Safari 17.1.2. Processing web content may disclose sensitive information. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been exploited against versions of iOS before iOS 16.7.1.

CWE: CWE-125
CVSS v2-
CVSS v36.5
CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
References
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT214033
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT214032
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT214031
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2023/12/05/1
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/P5LQS6VEI7VIZNC7QGQ62EOV45R5RJIR/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/AD2KIHHCUBQC2YYH3FJWAHI5BG3QETOH/
https://www.debian.org/security/2023/dsa-5575
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2023/Dec/3
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2023/Dec/4
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2023/Dec/5
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2023/Dec/8
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2023/Dec/13
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2023/Dec/12
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202401-04
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2024/Jan/35
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT214062
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT214033
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT214034
Affected Vendors

Apple - (4)

Basic Analysis

Common vulnerability metrics

Vulnerabilty type as detected by PRIOnengine

Input validation

CVSS Scores as calculated by PRIOnengine
CVSS v24.3
AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
CVSS v37.5
AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
MITRE CWE Top 25

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

Exploits

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

Vulnerability is mentioned or trending in social media.

Threat Actor Activity

Vulnerability is being actively exploited by threat actors during campaigns.

Cybersecurity Frameworks

How the vulnerability maps against various cybersecurity frameworks

T1591 - Gather Victim Org Information
T1590 - Gather Victim Network Information
T1589.001 - Gather Victim Identity Information (Credentials)
T1552 - Unsecured Credentials
T1499.004 - Endpoint Denial of Service (Application or System Exploitation)
T1203 - Exploitation for Client Execution
T1190 - Exploit Public-Facing Application
T1082 - System Information Discovery
T1059 - Command and Scripting Interpreter
T1003 - OS Credential Dumping

Compliance Impact

How the submited vulnerability affects compliance

PCI DSS v3.2.1-6.5.8 - Improper Access Control
PCI DSS v3.2.1-6.5.5 - Improper Error Handling
PCI DSS v3.2.1-6.5.2 - Buffer Overflows

Web Application Security Frameworks

Applicable if the issue likely affects a web application

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