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Recent Apple Watch OS Security Advisories

Advisory Title Published
HT214104 watchOS 10.5 Security Content May 13, 2024
HT214088 watchOS 10.4 Security Content March 7, 2024
HT214060 watchOS 10.3 Security Content January 22, 2024
HT214041 watchOS 10.2 Security Content December 11, 2023
HT213988 watchOS 10.1 Security Content October 25, 2023
HT213928 watchOS 10.0.1 Security Content September 21, 2023
HT213929 watchOS 9.6.3 Security Content September 21, 2023
HT213937 watchOS 10 Security Content September 18, 2023
HT213907 watchOS 9.6.2 Security Content September 7, 2023
HT213848 watchOS 9.6 Security Content July 24, 2023

By the Year

In 2024 there have been 28 vulnerabilities in Apple Watch OS with an average score of 6.5 out of ten. Last year Watch OS had 156 security vulnerabilities published. Right now, Watch OS is on track to have less security vulnerabilities in 2024 than it did last year. Last year, the average CVE base score was greater by 0.09

Year Vulnerabilities Average Score
2024 28 6.48
2023 156 6.58
2022 150 7.24
2021 253 7.19
2020 177 7.31
2019 201 7.70
2018 57 7.54

It may take a day or so for new Watch OS vulnerabilities to show up in the stats or in the list of recent security vulnerabilties. Additionally vulnerabilities may be tagged under a different product or component name.

Recent Apple Watch OS Security Vulnerabilities

A permissions issue was addressed by removing vulnerable code and adding additional checks

CVE-2023-42893 5.5 - Medium - March 28, 2024

A permissions issue was addressed by removing vulnerable code and adding additional checks. This issue is fixed in macOS Monterey 12.7.2, macOS Ventura 13.6.3, iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2, iOS 16.7.3 and iPadOS 16.7.3, tvOS 17.2, watchOS 10.2, macOS Sonoma 14.2. An app may be able to access protected user data.

This issue was addressed with improved redaction of sensitive information

CVE-2023-42936 5.5 - Medium - March 28, 2024

This issue was addressed with improved redaction of sensitive information. This issue is fixed in macOS Monterey 12.7.2, macOS Ventura 13.6.3, iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2, tvOS 17.2, watchOS 10.2, macOS Sonoma 14.2. An app may be able to access user-sensitive data.

A path handling issue was addressed with improved validation

CVE-2023-42947 8.6 - High - March 28, 2024

A path handling issue was addressed with improved validation. This issue is fixed in macOS Monterey 12.7.2, macOS Ventura 13.6.3, iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2, tvOS 17.2, watchOS 10.2, macOS Sonoma 14.2. An app may be able to break out of its sandbox.

A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management

CVE-2023-42950 8.8 - High - March 28, 2024

A use after free issue was addressed with improved memory management. This issue is fixed in Safari 17.2, iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2, tvOS 17.2, watchOS 10.2, macOS Sonoma 14.2. Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution.

A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved validation

CVE-2024-23225 7.8 - High - March 05, 2024

A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved validation. This issue is fixed in iOS 16.7.6 and iPadOS 16.7.6, 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.

Memory Corruption

A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved validation

CVE-2024-23296 7.8 - High - March 05, 2024

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.

Memory Corruption

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2024-23208 7.8 - High - January 23, 2024

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.3, watchOS 10.3, tvOS 17.3, iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.3. An app may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

This issue was addressed with improved redaction of sensitive information

CVE-2024-23210 3.3 - Low - January 23, 2024

This issue was addressed with improved redaction of sensitive information. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.3, watchOS 10.3, tvOS 17.3, iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.3. An app may be able to view a user's phone number in system logs.

A privacy issue was addressed with improved handling of user preferences

CVE-2024-23211 3.3 - Low - January 23, 2024

A privacy issue was addressed with improved handling of user preferences. This issue is fixed in watchOS 10.3, iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.3, macOS Sonoma 14.3, iOS 16.7.5 and iPadOS 16.7.5, Safari 17.3. A user's private browsing activity may be visible in Settings.

A timing side-channel issue was addressed with improvements to constant-time computation in cryptographic functions

CVE-2024-23218 5.9 - Medium - January 23, 2024

A timing side-channel issue was addressed with improvements to constant-time computation in cryptographic functions. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.3, watchOS 10.3, tvOS 17.3, iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.3. An attacker may be able to decrypt legacy RSA PKCS#1 v1.5 ciphertexts without having the private key.

Side Channel Attack

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2024-23212 7.8 - High - January 23, 2024

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in watchOS 10.3, tvOS 17.3, iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.3, macOS Sonoma 14.3, iOS 16.7.5 and iPadOS 16.7.5, macOS Ventura 13.6.4, macOS Monterey 12.7.3. An app may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2024-23213 8.8 - High - January 23, 2024

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in watchOS 10.3, tvOS 17.3, iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.3, macOS Sonoma 14.3, iOS 16.7.5 and iPadOS 16.7.5, Safari 17.3. Processing web content may lead to arbitrary code execution.

An issue was addressed with improved handling of temporary files

CVE-2024-23215 5.5 - Medium - January 23, 2024

An issue was addressed with improved handling of temporary files. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.3, watchOS 10.3, tvOS 17.3, iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.3. An app may be able to access user-sensitive data.

A privacy issue was addressed with improved handling of temporary files

CVE-2024-23217 3.3 - Low - January 23, 2024

A privacy issue was addressed with improved handling of temporary files. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.3, watchOS 10.3, iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.3. An app may be able to bypass certain Privacy preferences.

A privacy issue was addressed with improved private data redaction for log entries

CVE-2023-42937 5.5 - Medium - January 23, 2024

A privacy issue was addressed with improved private data redaction for log entries. This issue is fixed in iOS 16.7.5 and iPadOS 16.7.5, watchOS 10.2, macOS Ventura 13.6.4, macOS Sonoma 14.2, macOS Monterey 12.7.3, iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2. An app may be able to access sensitive user data.

A privacy issue was addressed with improved handling of files

CVE-2024-23223 6.2 - Medium - January 23, 2024

A privacy issue was addressed with improved handling of files. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.3, watchOS 10.3, tvOS 17.3, iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.3. An app may be able to access sensitive user data.

The issue was addressed with additional permissions checks

CVE-2024-23204 7.5 - High - January 23, 2024

The issue was addressed with additional permissions checks. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.3, watchOS 10.3, iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.3. A shortcut may be able to use sensitive data with certain actions without prompting the user.

An access issue was addressed with improved access restrictions

CVE-2024-23206 6.5 - Medium - January 23, 2024

An access issue was addressed with improved access restrictions. This issue is fixed in watchOS 10.3, tvOS 17.3, iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.3, macOS Sonoma 14.3, iOS 16.7.5 and iPadOS 16.7.5, Safari 17.3. A maliciously crafted webpage may be able to fingerprint the user.

This issue was addressed with improved redaction of sensitive information

CVE-2024-23207 5.5 - Medium - January 23, 2024

This issue was addressed with improved redaction of sensitive information. This issue is fixed in watchOS 10.3, iOS 17.3 and iPadOS 17.3, macOS Sonoma 14.3, macOS Ventura 13.6.4, macOS Monterey 12.7.3. An app may be able to access sensitive user data.

This issue was addressed by removing the vulnerable code

CVE-2023-40528 5.5 - Medium - January 23, 2024

This issue was addressed by removing the vulnerable code. This issue is fixed in tvOS 17, watchOS 10, macOS Sonoma 14, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, macOS Ventura 13.6.4. An app may be able to bypass Privacy preferences.

The issue was addressed with improved checks

CVE-2023-42888 5.5 - Medium - January 23, 2024

The issue was addressed with improved checks. This issue is fixed in iOS 16.7.5 and iPadOS 16.7.5, watchOS 10.2, macOS Ventura 13.6.4, macOS Sonoma 14.2, macOS Monterey 12.7.3, iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2. Processing a maliciously crafted image may result in disclosure of process memory.

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2023-32424 5.5 - Medium - January 10, 2024

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in iOS 16.4 and iPadOS 16.4, watchOS 9.4. An attacker that has already achieved kernel code execution may be able to bypass kernel memory mitigations.

A use-after-free issue was addressed with improved memory management

CVE-2023-40414 9.8 - Critical - January 10, 2024

A use-after-free issue was addressed with improved memory management. This issue is fixed in watchOS 10, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, tvOS 17, macOS Sonoma 14, Safari 17. Processing web content may lead to arbitrary code execution.

Dangling pointer

An integer overflow was addressed through improved input validation

CVE-2023-28185 5.5 - Medium - January 10, 2024

An integer overflow was addressed through improved input validation. This issue is fixed in tvOS 16.4, macOS Big Sur 11.7.5, iOS 16.4 and iPadOS 16.4, watchOS 9.4, macOS Monterey 12.6.4, iOS 15.7.4 and iPadOS 15.7.4. An app may be able to cause a denial-of-service.

Integer Overflow or Wraparound

An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved input validation

CVE-2023-42862 6.5 - Medium - January 10, 2024

An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved input validation. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13.3, tvOS 16.4, iOS 16.4 and iPadOS 16.4, watchOS 9.4. Processing an image may result in disclosure of process memory.

Out-of-bounds Read

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2023-42866 8.8 - High - January 10, 2024

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13.5, iOS 16.6 and iPadOS 16.6, tvOS 16.6, Safari 16.6, watchOS 9.6. Processing web content may lead to arbitrary code execution.

An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved input validation

CVE-2023-42865 6.5 - Medium - January 10, 2024

An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved input validation. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13.3, tvOS 16.4, iOS 16.4 and iPadOS 16.4, watchOS 9.4. Processing an image may result in disclosure of process memory.

Out-of-bounds Read

The issue was addressed with improved checks

CVE-2022-48618 7 - High - January 09, 2024

The issue was addressed with improved checks. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13.1, watchOS 9.2, iOS 16.2 and iPadOS 16.2, tvOS 16.2. An attacker with arbitrary read and write capability may be able to bypass Pointer Authentication. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been exploited against versions of iOS released before iOS 15.7.1.

TOCTTOU

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2023-42899 7.8 - High - December 12, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.2, iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2, watchOS 10.2, macOS Ventura 13.6.3, tvOS 17.2, iOS 16.7.3 and iPadOS 16.7.3, macOS Monterey 12.7.2. Processing an image may lead to arbitrary code execution.

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2023-42914 6.3 - Medium - December 12, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.2, iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2, watchOS 10.2, macOS Ventura 13.6.3, tvOS 17.2, iOS 16.7.3 and iPadOS 16.7.3, macOS Monterey 12.7.2. An app may be able to break out of its sandbox.

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2023-42898 5.5 - Medium - December 12, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.2, watchOS 10.2, iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2, tvOS 17.2. Processing an image may lead to arbitrary code execution.

Rejected reason: This CVE ID has been rejected or withdrawn by its CVE Numbering Authority.

CVE-2023-42927 - December 12, 2023

Rejected reason: This CVE ID has been rejected or withdrawn by its CVE Numbering Authority.

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2023-42883 5.5 - Medium - December 12, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in Safari 17.2, macOS Sonoma 14.2, iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2, watchOS 10.2, tvOS 17.2, iOS 16.7.3 and iPadOS 16.7.3. Processing an image may lead to a denial-of-service.

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2023-42890 8.8 - High - December 12, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in Safari 17.2, macOS Sonoma 14.2, watchOS 10.2, iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2, tvOS 17.2. Processing web content may lead to arbitrary code execution.

This issue was addressed by restricting options offered on a locked device

CVE-2023-41988 6.8 - Medium - October 25, 2023

This issue was addressed by restricting options offered on a locked device. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.1, watchOS 10.1, iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1. An attacker with physical access may be able to use Siri to access sensitive user data.

This issue was addressed by restricting options offered on a locked device

CVE-2023-41997 4.6 - Medium - October 25, 2023

This issue was addressed by restricting options offered on a locked device. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.1, watchOS 10.1, iOS 16.7.2 and iPadOS 16.7.2, iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1. An attacker with physical access may be able to use Siri to access sensitive user data.

This issue was addressed by removing the vulnerable code

CVE-2023-42846 5.3 - Medium - October 25, 2023

This issue was addressed by removing the vulnerable code. This issue is fixed in watchOS 10.1, iOS 16.7.2 and iPadOS 16.7.2, tvOS 17.1, iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1. A device may be passively tracked by its Wi-Fi MAC address.

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2023-42849 6.5 - Medium - October 25, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1, macOS Monterey 12.7.1, watchOS 10.1, iOS 16.7.2 and iPadOS 16.7.2, macOS Ventura 13.6.1, macOS Sonoma 14.1. An attacker that has already achieved kernel code execution may be able to bypass kernel memory mitigations.

Buffer Overflow

A logic issue was addressed with improved checks

CVE-2023-42852 8.8 - High - October 25, 2023

A logic issue was addressed with improved checks. This issue is fixed in iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1, watchOS 10.1, iOS 16.7.2 and iPadOS 16.7.2, macOS Sonoma 14.1, Safari 17.1, tvOS 17.1. Processing web content may lead to arbitrary code execution.

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2023-40447 8.8 - High - October 25, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1, watchOS 10.1, iOS 16.7.2 and iPadOS 16.7.2, macOS Sonoma 14.1, Safari 17.1, tvOS 17.1. Processing web content may lead to arbitrary code execution.

Buffer Overflow

A privacy issue was addressed with improved private data redaction for log entries

CVE-2023-41254 5.5 - Medium - October 25, 2023

A privacy issue was addressed with improved private data redaction for log entries. This issue is fixed in iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1, watchOS 10.1, iOS 16.7.2 and iPadOS 16.7.2, macOS Ventura 13.6.1, macOS Sonoma 14.1. An app may be able to access sensitive user data.

Insertion of Sensitive Information into Log File

A use-after-free issue was addressed with improved memory management

CVE-2023-41976 8.8 - High - October 25, 2023

A use-after-free issue was addressed with improved memory management. This issue is fixed in iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1, watchOS 10.1, iOS 16.7.2 and iPadOS 16.7.2, macOS Sonoma 14.1, Safari 17.1, tvOS 17.1. Processing web content may lead to arbitrary code execution.

Dangling pointer

This issue was addressed by restricting options offered on a locked device

CVE-2023-41982 4.6 - Medium - October 25, 2023

This issue was addressed by restricting options offered on a locked device. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.1, watchOS 10.1, iOS 16.7.2 and iPadOS 16.7.2, iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1. An attacker with physical access may be able to use Siri to access sensitive user data.

An inconsistent user interface issue was addressed with improved state management

CVE-2023-40408 5.3 - Medium - October 25, 2023

An inconsistent user interface issue was addressed with improved state management. This issue is fixed in macOS Sonoma 14.1, watchOS 10.1, iOS 16.7.2 and iPadOS 16.7.2, iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1. Hide My Email may be deactivated unexpectedly.

The issue was addressed with improved handling of caches

CVE-2023-40413 5.5 - Medium - October 25, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved handling of caches. This issue is fixed in iOS 17.1 and iPadOS 17.1, macOS Monterey 12.7.1, watchOS 10.1, iOS 16.7.2 and iPadOS 16.7.2, macOS Ventura 13.6.1, macOS Sonoma 14.1. An app may be able to read sensitive location information.

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2023-40409 7.8 - High - September 27, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13.6, tvOS 17, macOS Monterey 12.7, watchOS 10, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17. An app may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

The issue was addressed with improved handling of caches

CVE-2023-40427 3.3 - Low - September 27, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved handling of caches. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13.6, tvOS 17, macOS Monterey 12.7, watchOS 10, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, macOS Sonoma 14. An app may be able to read sensitive location information.

The issue was addressed with improved handling of caches

CVE-2023-40395 3.3 - Low - September 27, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved handling of caches. This issue is fixed in tvOS 17, iOS 16.7 and iPadOS 16.7, macOS Monterey 12.7, watchOS 10, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, macOS Sonoma 14. An app may be able to access contacts.

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2023-40399 5.5 - Medium - September 27, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in tvOS 17, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, watchOS 10, macOS Sonoma 14. An app may be able to disclose kernel memory.

This issue was addressed with improved checks

CVE-2023-40400 9.8 - Critical - September 27, 2023

This issue was addressed with improved checks. This issue is fixed in tvOS 17, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, watchOS 10, macOS Sonoma 14. A remote user may cause an unexpected app termination or arbitrary code execution.

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2023-40403 6.5 - Medium - September 27, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13.6, tvOS 17, iOS 16.7 and iPadOS 16.7, macOS Monterey 12.7, watchOS 10, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, macOS Sonoma 14. Processing web content may disclose sensitive information.

An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved input validation

CVE-2023-40410 5.5 - Medium - September 27, 2023

An out-of-bounds read was addressed with improved input validation. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13.6, tvOS 17, macOS Monterey 12.7, watchOS 10, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, macOS Sonoma 14. An app may be able to disclose kernel memory.

Out-of-bounds Read

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2023-40412 7.8 - High - September 27, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13.6, tvOS 17, macOS Monterey 12.7, watchOS 10, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17. An app may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

A window management issue was addressed with improved state management

CVE-2023-40417 5.4 - Medium - September 27, 2023

A window management issue was addressed with improved state management. This issue is fixed in Safari 17, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, watchOS 10, macOS Sonoma 14. Visiting a website that frames malicious content may lead to UI spoofing.

The issue was addressed with improved checks

CVE-2023-40419 7.8 - High - September 27, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved checks. This issue is fixed in tvOS 17, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, watchOS 10. An app may be able to gain elevated privileges.

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2023-40420 6.5 - Medium - September 27, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13.6, tvOS 17, iOS 16.7 and iPadOS 16.7, macOS Monterey 12.7, watchOS 10, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, macOS Sonoma 14. Processing web content may lead to a denial-of-service.

The issue was addressed with improved checks

CVE-2023-40424 5.5 - Medium - September 27, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved checks. This issue is fixed in iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, watchOS 10, macOS Sonoma 14. An app may be able to access user-sensitive data.

The issue was addressed with improved checks

CVE-2023-40520 3.3 - Low - September 27, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved checks. This issue is fixed in tvOS 17, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, watchOS 10. An app may be able to access edited photos saved to a temporary directory.

A privacy issue was addressed with improved private data redaction for log entries

CVE-2023-41065 3.3 - Low - September 27, 2023

A privacy issue was addressed with improved private data redaction for log entries. This issue is fixed in tvOS 17, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, watchOS 10, macOS Sonoma 14. An app may be able to read sensitive location information.

An access issue was addressed with improved access restrictions

CVE-2023-41068 7.8 - High - September 27, 2023

An access issue was addressed with improved access restrictions. This issue is fixed in tvOS 17, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, watchOS 10, iOS 16.7 and iPadOS 16.7. A user may be able to elevate privileges.

A logic issue was addressed with improved checks

CVE-2023-41070 5.5 - Medium - September 27, 2023

A logic issue was addressed with improved checks. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13.6, iOS 16.7 and iPadOS 16.7, watchOS 10, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, macOS Sonoma 14. An app may be able to access sensitive data logged when a user shares a link.

A use-after-free issue was addressed with improved memory management

CVE-2023-41071 7.8 - High - September 27, 2023

A use-after-free issue was addressed with improved memory management. This issue is fixed in tvOS 17, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, watchOS 10, macOS Ventura 13.6. An app may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

Dangling pointer

An authorization issue was addressed with improved state management

CVE-2023-41073 5.5 - Medium - September 27, 2023

An authorization issue was addressed with improved state management. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13.6, tvOS 17, iOS 16.7 and iPadOS 16.7, macOS Monterey 12.7, watchOS 10, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, macOS Sonoma 14. An app may be able to access protected user data.

The issue was addressed with improved checks

CVE-2023-41074 8.8 - High - September 27, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved checks. This issue is fixed in tvOS 17, Safari 17, watchOS 10, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, macOS Sonoma 14. Processing web content may lead to arbitrary code execution.

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2023-41174 7.8 - High - September 27, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in tvOS 17, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, watchOS 10. An app may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

The issue was addressed with improved handling of protocols

CVE-2023-40448 8.6 - High - September 27, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved handling of protocols. This issue is fixed in tvOS 17, iOS 16.7 and iPadOS 16.7, watchOS 10, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, macOS Sonoma 14. A remote attacker may be able to break out of Web Content sandbox.

The issue was addressed with improved bounds checks

CVE-2023-40452 7.1 - High - September 27, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved bounds checks. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13.6, tvOS 17, macOS Monterey 12.7, watchOS 10, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, macOS Sonoma 14. An app may be able to overwrite arbitrary files.

A permissions issue was addressed with additional restrictions

CVE-2023-40454 7.1 - High - September 27, 2023

A permissions issue was addressed with additional restrictions. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13.6, tvOS 17, iOS 16.7 and iPadOS 16.7, macOS Monterey 12.7, watchOS 10, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, macOS Sonoma 14. An app may be able to delete files for which it does not have permission.

The issue was addressed with improved checks

CVE-2023-40456 3.3 - Low - September 27, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved checks. This issue is fixed in tvOS 17, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, watchOS 10. An app may be able to access edited photos saved to a temporary directory.

This issue was addressed with improved validation of symlinks

CVE-2023-41968 5.5 - Medium - September 27, 2023

This issue was addressed with improved validation of symlinks. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13.6, tvOS 17, macOS Monterey 12.7, watchOS 10, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, macOS Sonoma 14. An app may be able to read arbitrary files.

insecure temporary file

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2023-41981 4.4 - Medium - September 27, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13.6, tvOS 17, iOS 16.7 and iPadOS 16.7, watchOS 10, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, macOS Sonoma 14. An attacker that has already achieved kernel code execution may be able to bypass kernel memory mitigations.

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2023-41984 7.8 - High - September 27, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13.6, tvOS 17, iOS 16.7 and iPadOS 16.7, macOS Monterey 12.7, watchOS 10, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, macOS Sonoma 14. An app may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

A permissions issue was addressed with improved validation

CVE-2023-40429 5.5 - Medium - September 27, 2023

A permissions issue was addressed with improved validation. This issue is fixed in tvOS 17, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, watchOS 10, macOS Sonoma 14. An app may be able to access sensitive user data.

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2023-40432 7.8 - High - September 27, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in tvOS 17, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, watchOS 10, macOS Sonoma 14. An app may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

The issue was addressed with improved handling of caches

CVE-2023-32361 5.5 - Medium - September 27, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved handling of caches. This issue is fixed in tvOS 17, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, watchOS 10, macOS Sonoma 14. An app may be able to access user-sensitive data.

This issue was addressed with improved checks

CVE-2023-32396 7.8 - High - September 27, 2023

This issue was addressed with improved checks. This issue is fixed in Xcode 15, tvOS 17, watchOS 10, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, macOS Sonoma 14. An app may be able to gain elevated privileges.

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2023-35074 8.8 - High - September 27, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in tvOS 17, Safari 17, watchOS 10, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, macOS Sonoma 14. Processing web content may lead to arbitrary code execution.

The issue was addressed with improved checks

CVE-2023-35984 4.3 - Medium - September 27, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved checks. This issue is fixed in tvOS 17, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, watchOS 10, macOS Sonoma 14. An attacker in physical proximity can cause a limited out of bounds write.

Memory Corruption

The issue was addressed with improved checks

CVE-2023-35990 3.3 - Low - September 27, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved checks. This issue is fixed in iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, watchOS 10, iOS 16.7 and iPadOS 16.7, macOS Sonoma 14. An app may be able to identify what other apps a user has installed.

The issue was addressed with improved handling of protocols

CVE-2023-38596 5.5 - Medium - September 27, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved handling of protocols. This issue is fixed in tvOS 17, iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, watchOS 10, macOS Sonoma 14. An app may fail to enforce App Transport Security.

A use-after-free issue was addressed with improved memory management

CVE-2023-39434 8.8 - High - September 27, 2023

A use-after-free issue was addressed with improved memory management. This issue is fixed in iOS 17 and iPadOS 17, watchOS 10, macOS Sonoma 14. Processing web content may lead to arbitrary code execution.

Dangling pointer

A certificate validation issue was addressed

CVE-2023-41991 5.5 - Medium - September 21, 2023

A certificate validation issue was addressed. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13.6, iOS 16.7 and iPadOS 16.7. A malicious app may be able to bypass signature validation. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited against versions of iOS before iOS 16.7.

Improper Certificate Validation

The issue was addressed with improved checks

CVE-2023-41992 7.8 - High - September 21, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved checks. This issue is fixed in macOS Monterey 12.7, iOS 16.7 and iPadOS 16.7, macOS Ventura 13.6. A local attacker may be able to elevate their privileges. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited against versions of iOS before iOS 16.7.

Improper Check for Unusual or Exceptional Conditions

The issue was addressed with improved handling of caches

CVE-2023-41990 7.8 - High - September 12, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved handling of caches. This issue is fixed in tvOS 16.3, iOS 16.3 and iPadOS 16.3, macOS Monterey 12.6.8, macOS Big Sur 11.7.9, iOS 15.7.8 and iPadOS 15.7.8, macOS Ventura 13.2, watchOS 9.3. Processing a font file may lead to arbitrary code execution. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited against versions of iOS released before iOS 15.7.1.

A validation issue was addressed with improved logic

CVE-2023-41061 7.8 - High - September 07, 2023

A validation issue was addressed with improved logic. This issue is fixed in watchOS 9.6.2, iOS 16.6.1 and iPadOS 16.6.1. A maliciously crafted attachment may result in arbitrary code execution. Apple is aware of a report that this issue may have been actively exploited.

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2023-32425 7.8 - High - September 06, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in iOS 16.5 and iPadOS 16.5, watchOS 9.5. An app may be able to gain elevated privileges.

This issue was addressed with improved file handling

CVE-2023-32428 7.8 - High - September 06, 2023

This issue was addressed with improved file handling. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13.4, tvOS 16.5, iOS 16.5 and iPadOS 16.5, watchOS 9.5. An app may be able to gain root privileges.

A privacy issue was addressed with improved handling of temporary files

CVE-2023-32432 5.5 - Medium - September 06, 2023

A privacy issue was addressed with improved handling of temporary files. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13.4, tvOS 16.5, iOS 16.5 and iPadOS 16.5, watchOS 9.5. An app may be able to access user-sensitive data.

This issue was addressed with improved checks to prevent unauthorized actions

CVE-2023-32438 5.5 - Medium - September 06, 2023

This issue was addressed with improved checks to prevent unauthorized actions. This issue is fixed in tvOS 16.3, macOS Ventura 13.2, watchOS 9.3, iOS 16.3 and iPadOS 16.3. An app may be able to bypass Privacy preferences.

A permissions issue was addressed with improved redaction of sensitive information

CVE-2023-34352 5.3 - Medium - September 06, 2023

A permissions issue was addressed with improved redaction of sensitive information. This issue is fixed in macOS Ventura 13.4, tvOS 16.5, iOS 16.5 and iPadOS 16.5, watchOS 9.5. An attacker may be able to leak user account emails.

Incorrect Default Permissions

The issue was addressed with improved bounds checks

CVE-2022-48503 8.8 - High - August 14, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved bounds checks. This issue is fixed in tvOS 15.6, watchOS 8.7, iOS 15.6 and iPadOS 15.6, macOS Monterey 12.5, Safari 15.6. Processing web content may lead to arbitrary code execution.

An out-of-bounds write issue was addressed with improved input validation

CVE-2023-38604 9.8 - Critical - July 28, 2023

An out-of-bounds write issue was addressed with improved input validation. 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. An app may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

Memory Corruption

This issue was addressed with improved checks

CVE-2023-32445 6.1 - Medium - July 28, 2023

This issue was addressed with improved checks. This issue is fixed in Safari 16.6, watchOS 9.6, iOS 15.7.8 and iPadOS 15.7.8, tvOS 16.6, iOS 16.6 and iPadOS 16.6, macOS Ventura 13.5. Processing a document may lead to a cross site scripting attack.

XSS

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2023-34425 9.8 - Critical - July 28, 2023

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in watchOS 9.6, macOS Monterey 12.6.8, iOS 15.7.8 and iPadOS 15.7.8, macOS Big Sur 11.7.9, iOS 16.6 and iPadOS 16.6, macOS Ventura 13.5. An app may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

An integer overflow was addressed with improved input validation

CVE-2023-36495 9.8 - Critical - July 28, 2023

An integer overflow was addressed with improved input validation. This issue is fixed in watchOS 9.6, macOS Monterey 12.6.8, iOS 15.7.8 and iPadOS 15.7.8, tvOS 16.6, iOS 16.6 and iPadOS 16.6, macOS Ventura 13.5. An app may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

Integer Overflow or Wraparound

A buffer overflow issue was addressed with improved memory handling

CVE-2023-38590 8.8 - High - July 28, 2023

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.

Classic Buffer Overflow

A logic issue was addressed with improved restrictions

CVE-2023-38592 8.8 - High - July 28, 2023

A logic issue was addressed with improved restrictions. This issue is fixed in iOS 16.6 and iPadOS 16.6, watchOS 9.6, tvOS 16.6, macOS Ventura 13.5. Processing web content may lead to arbitrary code execution.

A use-after-free issue was addressed with improved memory management

CVE-2023-38598 9.8 - Critical - July 28, 2023

A use-after-free issue was addressed with improved memory management. 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. An app may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

Dangling pointer

A logic issue was addressed with improved state management

CVE-2023-38599 6.5 - Medium - July 28, 2023

A logic issue was addressed with improved state management. This issue is fixed in Safari 16.6, watchOS 9.6, iOS 15.7.8 and iPadOS 15.7.8, tvOS 16.6, iOS 16.6 and iPadOS 16.6, macOS Ventura 13.5. A website may be able to track sensitive user information.

A logic issue was addressed with improved restrictions

CVE-2023-32416 5.5 - Medium - July 27, 2023

A logic issue was addressed with improved restrictions. This issue is fixed in macOS Monterey 12.6.8, iOS 15.7.8 and iPadOS 15.7.8, iOS 16.6 and iPadOS 16.6, macOS Ventura 13.5, watchOS 9.6. An app may be able to read sensitive location information.

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