Apple watchOS up to 9.2 Kernel information disclosure

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A vulnerability classified as problematic has been found in Apple watchOS up to 9.2 (Smartwatch Operating System). Affected is an unknown part of the component Kernel. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality.

The weakness was disclosed 01/23/2023 by Pan ZhenPeng as HT213599 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is available at support.apple.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2023-23502. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1592 by the MITRE ATT&CK project. The advisory points out:

An app may be able to determine kernel memory layout

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:

An information disclosure issue was addressed by removing the vulnerable code.

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CVSSv3info

VulDB Meta Base Score: 3.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 3.2

VulDB Base Score: 3.3
VulDB Temp Score: 3.2
VulDB Vector: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

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Exploitinginfo

Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1592

Local: Yes
Remote: No

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined
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Threat Intelligenceinfo

Interest: 🔍
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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: Upgrade
Status: 🔍

Reaction Time: 🔒
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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: Pan ZhenPeng
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2023-23502 (🔒)

Entryinfo

Created: 01/24/2023 11:06 AM
Updated: 01/24/2023 11:09 AM
Changes: 01/24/2023 11:06 AM (19), 01/24/2023 11:09 AM (27)
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