Apple iOS < 6.0.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6615


The remote host is missing a critical Apple iOS patch update.


According to its banner, the remote Apple iOS device is missing a security update. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Kernel extension API responses containing an 'OSBundleMachOHeaders' key may include kernel addresses which can aid in further attacks. (CVE-2012-3749)
- The lock screen can provide 'Passbook' data to an attacker having physical device access but not a passcode. (CVE-2012-3750)
- A 'time-of-check-to-time-of-use' issue in the handling of JavaScript array data within WebKit could lead to arbitrary, remote code execution. (CVE-2012-3748)
- A use-after-free issue in the handling of SVG images in WebKit could lead to arbitrary, remote code execution. (CVE-2012-5112)


Upgrade to Apple iOS 6.0.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 6615

File Name: 6615.prm

Published: 2012/11/06

Modified: 2016/12/09

Dependencies: 8637

Nessus ID: 62803

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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


Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/10/10

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-3748, CVE-2012-3749, CVE-2012-3750, CVE-2012-5112

BID: 55867, 56361, 56362, 56363

OSVDB: 86149, 86150, 86871, 86872, 86873