An out-of-bounds write issue was addressed with improved input validation. This issue is fixed in macOS Monterey 12.6.5, iOS 16.4.1 and iPadOS 16.4.1, macOS Ventura 13.3.1, iOS 15.7.5 and iPadOS 15.7.5, macOS Big Sur 11.7.6. An app may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited.
Published 2023-04-10 19:15:07
Updated 2023-07-27 04:15:23
Source Apple Inc.
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Vulnerability category: Memory CorruptionExecute code

CVE-2023-28206 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
Apple iOS, iPadOS, and macOS IOSurfaceAccelerator Out-of-Bounds Write Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CISA description:
Apple iOS, iPadOS, and macOS IOSurfaceAccelerator contain an out-of-bounds write vulnerability that allows an app to execute code with kernel privileges.
Added on 2023-04-10 Action due date 2023-05-01

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2023-28206

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 73 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2023-28206

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

CWE ids for CVE-2023-28206

  • The product writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer.
    Assigned by: (Primary)

References for CVE-2023-28206

Products affected by CVE-2023-28206

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