CERT-FR Advisory: Multiple Vulnerabilities in Apple Products

The CERT-FR (Computer Emergency Response Team France) has issued an advisory regarding multiple vulnerabilities in Apple products. These vulnerabilities, identified as CVE-2023-42824 and CVE-2023-5217, could lead to arbitrary code execution and privilege escalation.

Affected systems include iOS versions earlier than 16.7.1 and iPadOS versions earlier than 16.7.1. Notably, the editor acknowledges the exploitation of CVE-2023-42824 on iOS versions 16.6 and earlier.

Users are strongly advised to refer to the editor’s security bulletin for obtaining the necessary patches to mitigate these vulnerabilities.

Given the potential risks associated with these vulnerabilities, prompt application of security updates is essential to ensure the integrity and security of Apple devices.