Apple iOS < 6.1.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6718


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 :

- A state management issue exists in the handling of Mach-O executable files with overlapping segments. (CVE-2013-0977)
- An information disclosure issue exists in the ARM prefetch abort handler. (CVE-2013-0978)
- When restoring from backup, lockdownd changes permissions on certain files even if the path to the file included a symbolic link. (CVE-2013-0979)
- A logic issue exists in the handling of emergency calls from the lock screen. (CVE-2013-0980)
- The IOUSBDeviceFamily driver uses pipe object pointers that come from an untrusted source. (CVE-2013-0981)
- An invalid cast issue exists in the handling of SVG files. (CVE-2013-0912)


Upgrade to Apple iOS 6.1.3 or later.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 6718

Published: 2013/03/20

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 8637

Nessus ID: 65633

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os

Patch Publication Date: 2013/03/19

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/03/11

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-0977, CVE-2013-0978, CVE-2013-0979, CVE-2013-0980, CVE-2013-0981, CVE-2013-0912

BID: 57967, 57990, 58586, 58588, 58589, 58590