#VU71451 Buffer overflow in macOS


Published: 2023-01-23

Vulnerability identifier: #VU71451

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-23496

CWE-ID: CWE-119

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
macOS
Operating systems & Components / Operating system

Vendor: Apple Inc.

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
Cybersecurity Help is currently unaware of any official solution to address this vulnerability.

Vulnerable software versions

macOS: 13.0 22A380 - 13.1 22C65


CPE

External links
http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213605


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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