A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved validation. This issue is fixed in iOS 17.4 and iPadOS 17.4. An attacker with arbitrary kernel read and write capability may be able to bypass kernel memory protections. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been exploited.
Published 2024-03-05 20:16:02
Updated 2024-05-23 17:57:27
Source Apple Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Memory Corruption

CVE-2024-23296 is in the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

CISA vulnerability name:
Apple Multiple Products Memory Corruption Vulnerability
CISA required action:
Apply mitigations per vendor instructions or discontinue use of the product if mitigations are unavailable.
CISA description:
Apple iOS, iPadOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS RTKit contain a memory corruption vulnerability that allows an attacker with arbitrary kernel read and write capability to bypass kernel memory protections.
https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT214081, https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT214082, https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT214084, https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT214086, https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT214088
Added on 2024-03-06 Action due date 2024-03-27

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2024-23296

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 45 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2024-23296

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
NIST 2024-03-07

CWE ids for CVE-2024-23296

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

References for CVE-2024-23296

Products affected by CVE-2024-23296

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