Apple iOS < 14.8 Multiple Vulnerabilities (HT212807)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 153434

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Apple iOS running on the mobile device is prior to 14.8. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities, including the following:

- A use after free issue due to incorrect memory management, which can lead to arbitrary code execution when processing maliciously crafted web content. (CVE-2021-30858)

- An integer overflow issue due to insufficient input validation, which can lead to arbitrary code execution when processing a maliciously crafted PDF. (CVE-2021-30860)

- Arbitrary code execution when processing a maliciously crafted dfont file. (CVE-2021-30841, CVE-2021-30842, CVE-2021-30843)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to Apple iOS version 14.8 or later

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 153434

File Name: apple_ios_148_check.nbin

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Published: 9/16/2021

Updated: 5/24/2022

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-30859

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.4

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/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: 9/13/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/24/2021

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 11/17/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0340, CVE-2021-30820, CVE-2021-30841, CVE-2021-30842, CVE-2021-30843, CVE-2021-30846, CVE-2021-30848, CVE-2021-30849, CVE-2021-30855, CVE-2021-30857, CVE-2021-30858, CVE-2021-30859, CVE-2021-30860

APPLE-SA: APPLE-SA-2021-09-13-1, HT212807

IAVA: 2021-A-0408-S, 2021-A-0439-S