Apple iOS < 15.3.1 Use After Free (HT213093)

high Nessus Plugin ID 158036

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Apple iOS running on the mobile device is prior to 15.3.1. It is, therefore, affected by a use after free vulnerability in its WebKit component. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this to execute arbitrary code.

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 15.3.1 or later

See Also

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213093

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 158036

File Name: apple_ios_1531_check.nbin

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Published: 2/14/2022

Updated: 8/15/2022

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-22620

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/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: 2/10/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/10/2022

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 2/25/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-22620

APPLE-SA: APPLE-SA-2022-02-10-1

IAVA: 2022-A-0081-S