Apple iOS < 12.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 125090


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 12.3. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as described in the HT210118 security Advisory.

- Multiple elevation of privilege vulnerabilities exist due to improper memory handling. An application can exploit this to gain elevated privileges. (CVE-2019-8593, CVE-2019-8605, CVE-2019-8574)

- Multiple unspecified command execution vulnerabilities exist that allow an attacker to execute arbitrary commands, sometimes with kernel privileges. (CVE-2019-8585, CVE-2019-8613,CVE-2019-8600, CVE-2019-6237, CVE-2019-8571, CVE-2019-8583, CVE-2019-8584, CVE-2019-8586, CVE-2019-8587, CVE-2019-8594, CVE-2019-8595, CVE-2019-8596, CVE-2019-8597, CVE-2019-8601, CVE-2019-8608, CVE-2019-8609, CVE-2019-8610, CVE-2019-8611, CVE-2019-8615, CVE-2019-8619, CVE-2019-8622, CVE-2019-8623, CVE-2019-8628)

- An unspecified denial of service (DoS) vulnerability exists in the Kernel that allows an an attacker in a privileged position to perform a denial of service attack. (CVE-2019-8626)


Upgrade to Apple iOS version 12.3 or later

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 125090

File Name: apple_ios_123_check.nbin

Version: 1.47

Type: local

Published: 5/15/2019

Updated: 6/20/2023

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-8637


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-8613

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: 5/8/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/8/2019

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 7/18/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-6237, CVE-2019-8560, CVE-2019-8568, CVE-2019-8571, CVE-2019-8573, CVE-2019-8574, CVE-2019-8576, CVE-2019-8577, CVE-2019-8583, CVE-2019-8584, CVE-2019-8585, CVE-2019-8586, CVE-2019-8587, CVE-2019-8591, CVE-2019-8593, CVE-2019-8594, CVE-2019-8595, CVE-2019-8596, CVE-2019-8597, CVE-2019-8598, CVE-2019-8599, CVE-2019-8600, CVE-2019-8601, CVE-2019-8602, CVE-2019-8605, CVE-2019-8607, CVE-2019-8608, CVE-2019-8609, CVE-2019-8610, CVE-2019-8611, CVE-2019-8612, CVE-2019-8613, CVE-2019-8615, CVE-2019-8617, CVE-2019-8619, CVE-2019-8620, CVE-2019-8622, CVE-2019-8623, CVE-2019-8626, CVE-2019-8628, CVE-2019-8630, CVE-2019-8637, CVE-2019-8664

BID: 108480, 108481, 108491, 108497, 109059

APPLE-SA: APPLE-SA-2019-05-08