Apple iOS < 15.0.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities (HT212846)

high Nessus Plugin ID 154137
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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 15.0.2. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability, as follows:

- A vulnerability in IOMobileFrameBuffer allows an application to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges. (CVE-2021-30883)

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

Solution

Upgrade to Apple iOS version 15.0.2 or later

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 154137

File Name: apple_ios_1502_check.nbin

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 10/14/2021

Updated: 11/2/2021

Dependencies: mdm_dependency_lock.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-30883

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 6.8

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os

Required KB Items: mdm/dependency/unlocked

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/11/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/11/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-30883, CVE-2021-30895, CVE-2021-30896

APPLE-SA: APPLE-SA-2021-10-11-1, HT212846

IAVA: 2021-A-0456