Apple iOS < 6.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6679
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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 :

- An error related to 'EUC-JP' encoding could allow cross-site scripting attacks. (CVE-2011-3058)
- An out-of-bounds read error exists, related to 802.11i information handling, that could allow remote attackers to disable Wi-Fi. (CVE-2012-2619)
- An error exists related to certificate-based 'Apple ID' authentication that could allow improper trust extension. (CVE-2013-0963)
- An error exists related to the 'copyin' and 'copyout' functions that could allow a user-mode process to access the first page of kernel memory. (CVE-2013-0964)
- An error exists related to Mobile Safari preferences that could improperly allow JavaScript to be enabled after a user has disabled it. (CVE-2013-0974)
- Many errors exist related to the bundled 'WebKit' components. (CVE-2012-2824, CVE-2012-2857, CVE-2012-2889, CVE-2012-3606, CVE-2012-3607, CVE-2012-3621, CVE-2012-3632, CVE-2012-3687, CVE-2012-3701, CVE-2013-0948, CVE-2013-0949, CVE-2013-0950, CVE-2013-0951, CVE-2013-0952, CVE-2013-0953, CVE-2013-0954, CVE-2013-0955, CVE-2013-0956, CVE-2013-0958, CVE-2013-0959, CVE-2013-0962, CVE-2013-0968)
- Two intermediate certificates, improperly issued by TURKTRUST certificate authority, are incorrectly trusted.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 6679

Published: 1/30/2013

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 8637

Nessus ID: 64287

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 1/28/2013

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/28/2013

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2824, CVE-2012-2857, CVE-2013-0952, CVE-2013-0959, CVE-2012-2619, CVE-2013-0962, CVE-2013-0951, CVE-2013-0954, CVE-2013-0964, CVE-2013-0949, CVE-2011-3058, CVE-2013-0955, CVE-2012-2889, CVE-2013-0948, CVE-2013-0950, CVE-2013-0953, CVE-2013-0956, CVE-2013-0958, CVE-2013-0968, CVE-2013-0963, CVE-2012-3606, CVE-2012-3607, CVE-2012-3621, CVE-2012-3632, CVE-2012-3687, CVE-2012-3701, CVE-2013-0974

BID: 54203, 55534, 54749, 55676, 52762, 57576, 57580, 57581, 57582, 57583, 57584, 57585, 57586, 57587, 57588, 57589, 57590, 56184, 57591, 57595, 57597, 57598