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CVE-2024-40594 Design/Logic Flaw

Routine
Remediate Within 6 Months

CVE Information

Original CVE data

Published:
Updated:

The OpenAI ChatGPT app before 2024-07-05 for macOS opts out of the sandbox, and stores conversations in cleartext in a location accessible to other apps.

CWE:
CVSS v2-
CVSS v3-
References
https://arstechnica.com/ai/2024/07/chatgpts-much-heralded-mac-app-was-storing-conversations-as-plain-text/
https://www.theverge.com/2024/7/3/24191636/openai-chatgpt-mac-app-conversations-plain-text
Affected Vendors

Basic Analysis

Common vulnerability metrics

Vulnerabilty type as detected by PRIOnengine

Design/Logic Flaw

CVSS Scores as calculated by PRIOnengine
CVSS v25
AV:N/AC:L/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

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Exploits

No exploit code is reported to exist.

Active Exploitation

Vulnerability is not in CISA's Known Exploited Vulnerabilities (KEV) catalog. See the KEV Catalog

Social Network Activity

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Threat Actor Activity

No sightings of the vulnerability within threat reports.

Cybersecurity Frameworks

How the vulnerability maps against various cybersecurity frameworks

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Compliance Impact

How the submited vulnerability affects compliance

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Web Application Security Frameworks

Applicable if the issue likely affects a web application

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