Apple iOS Version Detection via App Traffic

info Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8845
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The remote host is a mobile device running Apple iOS.


The remote mobile host is utilizing Apple iOS. Apple iOS is the operating system for devices such as iPods, iPhones, and iPads. Through traffic generated by various apps, we were able to obtain the iOS version.



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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 8845

Published: 8/21/2015

Updated: 12/9/2016

Dependencies: 8844

Vulnerability Information

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