apple ipados CVE-2023-41061 vulnerability in Apple Products
Published on September 7, 2023

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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.

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Known Exploited Vulnerability

This Apple iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS Wallet Code Execution Vulnerability is part of CISA's list of Known Exploited Vulnerabilities. Apple iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS contain an unspecified vulnerability due to a validation issue affecting Wallet in which a maliciously crafted attachment may result in code execution. This vulnerability was chained with CVE-2023-41064.

The following remediation steps are recommended / required by October 2, 2023: Apply mitigations per vendor instructions or discontinue use of the product if mitigations are unavailable.

Vulnerability Analysis

CVE-2023-41061 can be exploited with local system access, requires user interaction. This vulnerability is considered to have a low attack complexity. It has an exploitability score of 1.8 out of four. The potential impact of an exploit of this vulnerability is considered to be very high.

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