A race condition was addressed with additional validation. This issue is fixed in watchOS 9.3, tvOS 16.3, macOS Ventura 13.2, iOS 16.3 and iPadOS 16.3. A user may be able to read arbitrary files as root.
Published 2023-02-27 20:15:15
Updated 2023-07-27 04:15:15
Source Apple Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2023-23520

0.16%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 51 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2023-23520

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.9
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
2.2
3.6
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2023-23520

  • The product checks the state of a resource before using that resource, but the resource's state can change between the check and the use in a way that invalidates the results of the check. This can cause the product to perform invalid actions when the resource is in an unexpected state.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2023-23520

Products affected by CVE-2023-23520

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