Apple macOS Mail Drafts state issue

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A vulnerability was found in Apple macOS (Operating System) (affected version unknown). It has been declared as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown function of the component Mail Drafts. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a state issue vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-371. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality.

The weakness was disclosed 01/23/2023 as HT213605 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at support.apple.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2023-23498. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k 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. The advisory points out:

The quoted original message may be selected from the wrong email when forwarding an email from an Exchange account

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

A logic issue was addressed with improved state management.

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.1

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.1
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VulDB Reliability: 🔍

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Exploitinginfo

Class: State issue
CWE: CWE-371
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Partially

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Status: Not defined
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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
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2023-23498 (🔒)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20180712

Entryinfo

Created: 01/24/2023 11:18 AM
Updated: 01/24/2023 11:22 AM
Changes: 01/24/2023 11:18 AM (12), 01/24/2023 11:19 AM (4), 01/24/2023 11:22 AM (28)
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