Ubuntu 14.04 LTS / 15.10 / 16.04 LTS : libimobiledevice vulnerability (USN-3026-1)
Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91956
SynopsisThe remote Ubuntu host is missing one or more security-related patches.
DescriptionIt was discovered that libimobiledevice incorrectly handled socket permissions. A remote attacker could use this issue to access services on iOS devices, contrary to expectations.
Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Ubuntu security advisory. Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.
SolutionUpdate the affected libimobiledevice4 and / or libimobiledevice6 packages.