Apple iOS < 12.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 123080


The version of Apple iOS running on the mobile device is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Apple iOS running on the mobile device is prior to 12.2. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities:

- An unspecified memory corruption issue could allow an attacker to execute code with kernel privileges.

- An unspecified buffer overflow issues was addressed that could address an attacker to cause unexpected system termination or corrupt kernel memory.

- An unspecified memory corruption issue in an SMS Link could allow an attacker arbitrary execute code. (CVE-2019-8553)


Upgrade to Apple iOS version 12.2 or later

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 123080

File Name: apple_ios_122_check.nbin

Version: 1.55

Type: local

Published: 3/26/2019

Updated: 5/20/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.0


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.4

Temporal Score: 8.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-8527


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.6

Temporal Score: 9.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-8562

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os

Required KB Items: mdm/dependency/unlocked

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/25/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/25/2019

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 5/25/2022

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Mac OS X Feedback Assistant Race Condition)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-6201, CVE-2019-6204, CVE-2019-6207, CVE-2019-6222, CVE-2019-6237, CVE-2019-7284, CVE-2019-7285, CVE-2019-7292, CVE-2019-7293, CVE-2019-8502, CVE-2019-8503, CVE-2019-8504, CVE-2019-8505, CVE-2019-8506, CVE-2019-8510, CVE-2019-8511, CVE-2019-8512, CVE-2019-8514, CVE-2019-8515, CVE-2019-8516, CVE-2019-8517, CVE-2019-8518, CVE-2019-8521, CVE-2019-8523, CVE-2019-8524, CVE-2019-8527, CVE-2019-8529, CVE-2019-8530, CVE-2019-8535, CVE-2019-8536, CVE-2019-8540, CVE-2019-8541, CVE-2019-8542, CVE-2019-8544, CVE-2019-8545, CVE-2019-8546, CVE-2019-8549, CVE-2019-8550, CVE-2019-8551, CVE-2019-8552, CVE-2019-8553, CVE-2019-8554, CVE-2019-8556, CVE-2019-8558, CVE-2019-8559, CVE-2019-8562, CVE-2019-8563, CVE-2019-8565, CVE-2019-8566, CVE-2019-8567

APPLE-SA: APPLE-SA-2019-3-25-1