Apple macOS Kernel memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in Apple macOS (Operating System) (the affected version unknown). This affects an unknown part of the component Kernel. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. The software performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality.

The weakness was presented 01/23/2023 by Pan ZhenPeng as HT213605 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at support.apple.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2023-23500. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The advisory points out:

An app may be able to leak sensitive kernel state

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability. The advisory contains the following remark:

The issue was addressed with improved memory handling.

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

VulDB Base Score: 3.3
VulDB Temp Score: 3.2
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Exploitinginfo

Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: Upgrade
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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: HT213605
Researcher: Pan ZhenPeng
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2023-23500 (🔒)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20180712

Entryinfo

Created: 01/24/2023 11:17 AM
Updated: 01/24/2023 11:20 AM
Changes: 01/24/2023 11:17 AM (17), 01/24/2023 11:20 AM (28)
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