Apple iOS < 8.0 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8393
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The remote mobile device is running an outdated version of Apple iOS that is missing multiple security updates.


According to its banner, the remote iOS device is missing a security update. Versions of Apple iOS prior to 8.0 are affected by vulnerabilities within the following components :

- 802.1X
- Accessibility
- Accounts Framework
- Accounts
- Address Book
- App Installation
- Assets
- Bluetooth
- Certificate Trust Policy
- CoreGraphics
- Data Detectors
- Foundation
- Home & Lock Screen
- IOAcceleratorFamily
- IOHIDFamily
- IOKit
- Kernel
- Libnotify
- Lockdown
- Mail
- Profiles
- Safari
- Sandbox Profiles
- Settings
- Weather
- WebKit
- WiFi
- iMessage
- syslog


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 8393

Published: 7/2/2014

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 8637

Nessus ID: 77745

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 7

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:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 6/30/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/30/2014

Exploitable With


Metasploit (Mac OS X IOKit Keyboard Driver Root Privilege Escalation)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4405, CVE-2014-4404, CVE-2014-1384, CVE-2014-1385, CVE-2014-1387, CVE-2014-1388, CVE-2014-1389, CVE-2013-6663, CVE-2011-2391, CVE-2014-4380, CVE-2014-4423, CVE-2014-4379, CVE-2014-4408, CVE-2014-4357, CVE-2014-4371, CVE-2014-4420, CVE-2014-4388, CVE-2014-4377, CVE-2014-4352, CVE-2013-6835, CVE-2014-4411, CVE-2014-4383, CVE-2014-4374, CVE-2014-4361, CVE-2014-4353, CVE-2014-4364, CVE-2014-4384, CVE-2014-4421, CVE-2014-4378, CVE-2014-4363, CVE-2014-4415, CVE-2014-4356, CVE-2014-4386, CVE-2014-4354, CVE-2013-5227, CVE-2014-4381, CVE-2014-1348, CVE-2014-4410, CVE-2014-4412, CVE-2014-4413, CVE-2014-4414, CVE-2014-4409, CVE-2014-4422, CVE-2014-4369, CVE-2014-4419, CVE-2014-4372, CVE-2014-4373, CVE-2014-4389, CVE-2014-4418, CVE-2014-1360, CVE-2014-4362, CVE-2014-4366, CVE-2014-4367, CVE-2014-4368, CVE-2014-4375, CVE-2014-4407

BID: 69223, 65930, 69984, 69882, 62531, 64355, 66108, 67263, 68276