Apple iOS < 12.4.2 Vulnerability

High Nessus Plugin ID 129391

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VPR Score: 7.4

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Apple iOS running on the mobile device is prior to 12.4.2. It is, therefore, affected by an out-of-bounds read vulnerability.
An attacker can exploit this to cause an application crash, or potentially achieve arbitrary code execution.

Solution

Upgrade to Apple iOS version 12.4.2 or later

See Also

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT210590

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 129391

File Name: apple_ios_1242_check.nbin

Version: 1.11

Type: local

Published: 2019/09/27

Updated: 2020/09/14

Dependencies: 60033

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

VPR Score: 7.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-8641

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.8

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: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: 2019/09/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2019/09/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-8641

APPLE-SA: APPLE-SA-2019-9-26