Apple iOS < 12.5.7 Vulnerability (HT213597)

high Nessus Plugin ID 170574

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 12.5.7. It is, therefore, affected by a type confusion issue in Webkit that was addressed with improved state handling. Processing maliciously crafted web content may lead to arbitrary code execution.

Solution

Upgrade to Apple iOS version 12.5.7 or later

See Also

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT213597

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 170574

File Name: apple_ios_1257_check.nbin

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Published: 1/25/2023

Updated: 1/25/2023

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-42856

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: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Required KB Items: mdm/dependency/unlocked

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/23/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/15/2022

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 1/4/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-42856

APPLE-SA: HT213597