An access issue existed with privileged API calls. This issue was addressed with additional restrictions. This issue is fixed in iOS 16.2 and iPadOS 16.2, tvOS 16.2, watchOS 9.2. A user may be able to elevate privileges.
Published 2022-12-15 19:15:25
Updated 2023-01-09 16:55:54
Source Apple Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2022-42849

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.08%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 31 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2022-42849

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source

CWE ids for CVE-2022-42849

  • The product performs an authorization check when an actor attempts to access a resource or perform an action, but it does not correctly perform the check. This allows attackers to bypass intended access restrictions.
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References for CVE-2022-42849

Products affected by CVE-2022-42849

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