Apple iOS < 15.7.9 Vulnerability (HT213913)

high Nessus Plugin ID 181407


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


The version of Apple iOS running on the mobile device is prior to 15.7.9. It is, therefore, affected by a code execution vulnerability in the ImageIO component. Processing a maliciously crafted image can lead to arbitrary code execution.


Upgrade to Apple iOS version 15.7.9 or later

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 181407

File Name: apple_ios_1579_check.nbin

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Published: 9/14/2023

Updated: 9/28/2023

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.2

Temporal Score: 6

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-41064


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.8

Temporal Score: 7.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/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: 9/11/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/7/2023

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 10/2/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-41064

APPLE-SA: HT213913

IAVA: 2023-A-0461-S