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CVE-2023-38590 Detail


A buffer overflow issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in watchOS 9.6, macOS Big Sur 11.7.9, iOS 15.7.8 and iPadOS 15.7.8, macOS Monterey 12.6.8, tvOS 16.6, iOS 16.6 and iPadOS 16.6, macOS Ventura 13.5. A remote user may be able to cause unexpected system termination or corrupt kernel memory.


CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

Base Score:  8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213841 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213842 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213843 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213844 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213845 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213846 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213848 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT213841 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT213842 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT213843 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT213844 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT213845 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT213846 Vendor Advisory 
https://support.apple.com/kb/HT213848 Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-120 Buffer Copy without Checking Size of Input ('Classic Buffer Overflow') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Apple Inc.