Apple watchOS up to 9.2 AppleMobileFileIntegrity access control

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A vulnerability was found in Apple watchOS up to 9.2 (Smartwatch Operating System). It has been classified as problematic. This affects an unknown function of the component AppleMobileFileIntegrity. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-284. The software does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 01/23/2023 by Wojciech Regula as HT213599 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at support.apple.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2023-23499. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1068 according to MITRE ATT&CK. The advisory points out:

An app may be able to access user-sensitive data

Upgrading to version 9.3 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.

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CVSSv3info

VulDB 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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Exploitinginfo

Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1068

Local: Yes
Remote: No

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined
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Threat Intelligenceinfo

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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: Upgrade
Status: 🔍

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Upgrade: watchOS 9.3

Timelineinfo

01/23/2023 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

Sourcesinfo

Vendor: apple.com

Advisory: HT213599
Researcher: Wojciech Regula
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2023-23499 (🔒)

Entryinfo

Created: 01/24/2023 11:05 AM
Updated: 01/24/2023 11:08 AM
Changes: 01/24/2023 11:05 AM (18), 01/24/2023 11:08 AM (28)
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