Apple iOS 7.x < 7.0.4 Purchases Authentication Bypass

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8058


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 a vulnerability wherein a password is not requested prior to making application or in-application purchases. This may allow an attacker to bypass authorization mechanisms for purchases. (CVE-2013-5193)


Upgrade to Apple iOS 7.0.4 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8058

Published: 2011/11/28

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 8637

Nessus ID: 70925

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.7

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.5


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os

Patch Publication Date: 2013/11/14

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2013/11/14

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2013-5193

BID: 63723