Apple iOS < 8.1.4 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8673


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 :

- There is a flaw in the way that the IOSurface component handles "type confusion" which would allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code as a privileged user. (CVE-2015-1061)
- There is a flaw in iCloud Keychain which would allow a man-in-the-middle attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-1065)
- The Springboard component allows a physical attacker to bypass controls and access the home screen. (CVE-2015-1064)
- The MobileStorageMounter component allows attackers to create arbitrary filesystem locations. (CVE-2015-1062)
- The CoreTelephony component allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service. (CVE-2015-1063)
- The Secure Transport component allows remote attackers to downgrade the encryption cipher. (CVE-2015-1067)


Upgrade to Apple iOS 8.1.4 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 8673

Published: 2015/04/05

Updated: 2019/03/06

Dependencies: 8637

Nessus ID: 81746

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.7

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:X/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os

Patch Publication Date: 2015/03/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/03/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1064, CVE-2015-1062, CVE-2015-1061, CVE-2015-1065, CVE-2015-1063, CVE-2015-1067

BID: 73002, 73003, 73004, 73007, 73006, 73009