Apple macOS Kernel information disclosure

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A vulnerability has been found in Apple macOS (Operating System) (the affected version is unknown) and classified as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown code of the component Kernel. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality.

The weakness was shared 01/23/2023 by Pan ZhenPeng as HT213605 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared for download at support.apple.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2023-23502. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1592. The advisory points out:

An app may be able to determine kernel memory layout

Upgrading 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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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-2023-23502 (🔒)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20180712

Entryinfo

Created: 01/24/2023 11:17 AM
Updated: 01/24/2023 11:21 AM
Changes: 01/24/2023 11:17 AM (15), 01/24/2023 11:18 AM (2), 01/24/2023 11:21 AM (28)
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