Apple iOS < 14.8.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities (HT212868)

high Nessus Plugin ID 154714

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 14.8.1. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities including the following:

- A memory corruption issue was addressed with improved memory handling. This issue is fixed in iOS 15.0.2 and iPadOS 15.0.2, macOS Monterey 12.0.1, iOS 14.8.1 and iPadOS 14.8.1, tvOS 15.1, watchOS 8.1, macOS Big Sur 11.6.1. An application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges. (CVE-2021-30883)

- An out-of-bounds write issue was addressed with improved bounds checking. This issue is fixed in iOS 14.8.1 and iPadOS 14.8.1, iOS 15.1 and iPadOS 15.1. A malicious application may be able to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges. (CVE-2021-30900)
- A memory corruption issue existed in the processing of ICC profiles. This issue was addressed with improved input validation. This issue is fixed in iOS 15.1 and iPadOS 15.1, macOS Monterey 12.0.1, iOS 14.8.1 and iPadOS 14.8.1, tvOS 15.1, watchOS 8.1, Security Update 2021-007 Catalina, macOS Big Sur 11.6.1.
Processing a maliciously crafted image may lead to arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2021-30917)

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 14.8.1 or later

See Also

https://support.apple.com/en-ca/HT212868

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 154714

File Name: apple_ios_1481_check.nbin

Version: 1.12

Type: local

Published: 10/29/2021

Updated: 5/25/2022

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-30916

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9

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: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/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: 10/26/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/26/2021

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 6/13/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-30883, CVE-2021-30888, CVE-2021-30900, CVE-2021-30902, CVE-2021-30903, CVE-2021-30907, CVE-2021-30909, CVE-2021-30916, CVE-2021-30917, CVE-2021-30918, CVE-2021-30919

APPLE-SA: APPLE-SA-2021-10-26-2, HT212868

IAVA: 2021-A-0506-S