Apple iOS < 15.4.1 Out-of-Bounds Write Vulnerability (HT213219)

high Nessus Plugin ID 159574


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


The version of Apple iOS running on the mobile device is prior to 15.4.1. It is, therefore, affected by out-of-bounds write vulnerability. An out-of-bounds write issue was addressed with improved bounds checking. An malicious application can exploit this to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges.

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


Upgrade to Apple iOS version 15.4.1 or later

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 159574

File Name: apple_ios_1541_check.nbin

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Published: 4/7/2022

Updated: 8/15/2022

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9


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 Score Source: CVE-2022-22675


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: 3/31/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/31/2022

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 4/25/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-22675

APPLE-SA: HT213219, APPLE-SA-2022-03-31-1

IAVA: 2022-A-0132-S