Apple macOS WebKit Remote Code Execution

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A vulnerability was found in Apple macOS (Operating System) (the affected version unknown). It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown functionality of the component WebKit. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 01/23/2023 by ChengGang Wu, Yan Kang, YuHao Hu, Yue Sun, Jiming Wang, JiKai Ren and Hang Shu as HT213605 as confirmed advisory (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at support.apple.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2023-23496. 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:

Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution

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 checks.

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  • commercial

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info

CVSSv3info

VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.0

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.0
VulDB Vector: 🔒
VulDB Reliability: 🔍

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VulDB Base Score: 🔒
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VulDB Reliability: 🔍

Exploitinginfo

Class: Remote Code Execution
CWE: Unknown
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined
Price Prediction: 🔍
Current Price Estimation: 🔒

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Threat Intelligenceinfo

Interest: 🔍
Active Actors: 🔍
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Countermeasuresinfo

Recommended: Upgrade
Status: 🔍

Reaction Time: 🔒
0-Day Time: 🔒
Exposure Time: 🔒

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: ChengGang Wu/Yan Kang/YuHao Hu/Yue Sun/Jiming Wang/JiKai Ren/Hang Shu
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2023-23496 (🔒)
scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20180712

Entryinfo

Created: 01/24/2023 11:21 AM
Updated: 01/24/2023 11:24 AM
Changes: 01/24/2023 11:21 AM (16), 01/24/2023 11:24 AM (28)
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