Apple iOS/iPadOS up to 16.2 AppleMobileFileIntegrity access control
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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, has been found in Apple iOS and iPadOS up to 16.2 (Smartphone Operating System). Affected by this issue is an unknown functionality of the component AppleMobileFileIntegrity. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-284. The software does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
The weakness was released 01/23/2023 as HT213606 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is available at support.apple.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2023-23499. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 01/24/2023). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.This vulnerability is assigned to T1068 by the MITRE ATT&CK project. The advisory points out:
An app may be able to access user-sensitive data
Upgrading to version 16.3 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability. The advisory contains the following remark:
This issue was addressed by enabling hardened runtime.
CVSSv3VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.1
VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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ExploitingClass: Access control
CWE: CWE-284 / CWE-266
Status: Not defined
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Upgrade: iOS/iPadOS 16.3
Timeline01/23/2023 Advisory disclosed
01/23/2023 +0 days Countermeasure disclosed
01/24/2023 +1 days VulDB entry created
01/24/2023 +0 days VulDB last update
CVE: CVE-2023-23499 (🔒)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20150917
EntryCreated: 01/24/2023 10:56 AM
Updated: 01/24/2023 11:00 AM
Changes: 01/24/2023 10:56 AM (16), 01/24/2023 11:00 AM (30)
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