Apple iOS 3.x < 3.0.1 Buffer Overflow

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5110

Synopsis

The remote mobile host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

Version 3.0 of Apple iOS is vulnerable to a flaw in the way that it handles malformed SMS text messages. An attacker, exploiting this flaw, would be able to execute arbitrary code on the remote mobile device.

Solution

Upgrade to iOS version 3.0.1 or later.

See Also

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT3754

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 5110

Published: 2007/07/30

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 8637

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.6

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os

Patch Publication Date: 2007/07/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2007/07/03

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2204

BID: 35569