Apple iOS < 12.4.1 Privilege Escalation Vulnerability

high Nessus Plugin ID 128150

Synopsis

The version of Apple iOS running on the mobile device is affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description

The version of Apple iOS running on the mobile device is prior to 12.4.1. It is, therefore, affected by a privilege escalation vulnerability. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a malicious application, to execute arbitrary code with system privileges.

Solution

Upgrade to Apple iOS version 12.4.1 or later

See Also

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT210549

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 128150

File Name: apple_ios_1241_check.nbin

Version: 1.20

Type: local

Published: 8/26/2019

Updated: 5/24/2022

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-8605

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7

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

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

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: 8/26/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/26/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-8605

BID: 108481

APPLE-SA: APPLE-SA-2019-8-26-1