Multiple vulnerabilities in Apple watchOS



Published: 2023-01-23 | Updated: 2023-09-11
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 17
CVE-ID CVE-2023-23499
CVE-2023-23519
CVE-2023-23500
CVE-2023-23502
CVE-2023-23504
CVE-2023-23503
CVE-2023-23512
CVE-2023-23505
CVE-2023-23511
CVE-2023-23496
CVE-2023-23518
CVE-2023-23517
CVE-2022-0108
CVE-2023-23520
CVE-2023-32393
CVE-2023-32438
CVE-2023-41990
CWE-ID CWE-284
CWE-20
CWE-125
CWE-119
CWE-200
CWE-254
CWE-358
CWE-362
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Vendor Apple Inc.

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 17 vulnerabilities.

1) Improper access control

EUVDB-ID: #VU71432

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-23499

CWE-ID: CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local application to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions in AppleMobileFileIntegrity. A local application can gain access to sensitive user information.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

watchOS: 9.0 20R361 - 9.2 20S361

External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213599


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

2) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU71444

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-23519

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper input validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of user-supplied input in ImageIO. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted file and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

watchOS: 9.0 20R361 - 9.2 20S361

External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213599


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

3) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU71445

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-23500

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds read

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local application to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition within the OS kernel. A local application can trigger an out-of-bounds read error and read contents of memory on the system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

watchOS: 9.0 20R361 - 9.2 20S361

External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213599


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

4) Out-of-bounds read

EUVDB-ID: #VU71442

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-23502

CWE-ID: CWE-125 - Out-of-bounds read

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local application to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary condition within the OS kernel. A local application can trigger an out-of-bounds read error and read contents of memory on the system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

watchOS: 9.0 20R361 - 9.2 20S361

External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213599


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

5) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU71441

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-23504

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Memory corruption

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local application to escalate privileges on the system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within the OS kernel. A local application can trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.


Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

watchOS: 9.0 20R361 - 9.2 20S361

External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213599


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

6) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU71448

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-23503

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information exposure

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local application to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a logic issue in Maps application. A local application can bypass Privacy preferences.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

watchOS: 9.0 20R361 - 9.2 20S361

External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213599


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

7) Input validation error

EUVDB-ID: #VU71450

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-23512

CWE-ID: CWE-20 - Improper input validation

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient handling of cache in Safari. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a website and perform a denial of service (DoS) attack.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

watchOS: 9.0 20R361 - 9.2 20S361

External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213599


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

8) Information disclosure

EUVDB-ID: #VU71435

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-23505

CWE-ID: CWE-200 - Information exposure

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local application to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a privacy issue in Screen Time. A local application can gain unauthorized access to user's contact information.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

watchOS: 9.0 20R361 - 9.2 20S361

External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213599


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

9) Security features bypass

EUVDB-ID: #VU71443

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-23511

CWE-ID: CWE-254 - Security Features

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local application to bypass implemented security restrictions.

The vulnerability exists due to an error within the Weather application. A local application can bypass Privacy preferences.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

watchOS: 9.0 20R361 - 9.2 20S361

External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213599


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

10) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU71451

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-23496

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Memory corruption

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing HTML content in WebKit. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted website, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

watchOS: 9.0 20R361 - 9.2 20S361

External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213599


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

11) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU71436

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-23518

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Memory corruption

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing HTML content in WebKit. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

watchOS: 9.0 20R361 - 9.2 20S361

External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213599


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

12) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU71437

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-23517

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Memory corruption

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing HTML content in WebKit. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into opening it, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

watchOS: 9.0 20R361 - 9.2 20S361

External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213599


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

13) Improperly implemented security check for standard

EUVDB-ID: #VU59207

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-0108

CWE-ID: CWE-358 - Improperly Implemented Security Check for Standard

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect implementation in Navigation in Google Chrome. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into visiting it and gain access to sensitive information.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

watchOS: before 9.3 20S648

External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213599


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

14) Race condition

EUVDB-ID: #VU72585

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 4.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-23520

CWE-ID: CWE-362 - Concurrent Execution using Shared Resource with Improper Synchronization ('Race Condition')

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local application to gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to a race condition in Crash Reporter. A local application can exploit the race and read arbitrary files on the system with root privileges.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

watchOS: before 9.3 20S648

External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213599


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

15) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU77845

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-32393

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Memory corruption

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing HTML content in WebKit. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted website, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

watchOS: before 9.3 20S648

External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213599


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

16) Improper access control

EUVDB-ID: #VU80588

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.9 [CVSS:3.1/AV:L/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-32438

CWE-ID: CWE-284 - Improper Access Control

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a local application to gain unauthorized access to otherwise restricted functionality.

The vulnerability exists due to improper access restrictions in AppleMobileFileIntegrity. A local application can bypass implemented security restrictions and gain unauthorized access to the application.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

watchOS: before 9.3 20S648

External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213599


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

17) Buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU80589

Risk: Critical

CVSSv3.1: 8.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-41990

CWE-ID: CWE-119 - Memory corruption

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in FontParser. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted file or visit a malicious website, trigger memory corruption and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

watchOS: before 9.3 20S648

External links

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213599


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.



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