Apple iOS 8.x < 8.1.1 Multiple Vulnerabilities.

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8940
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Synopsis

The remote host is missing a critical Apple iOS patch update.

Description

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 memory corruption flaw within WebKit which can allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code or crash the application. (CVE-2014-4462, CVE-2014-4452)

- There is a memory corruption flaw within IOSharedDataQueue which can allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code in a privileged context via a crafted application. (CVE-2014-4461)

- There is a memory corruption flaw within the Mach-O executable files which allows local users to bypass code-signing restrictions. (CVE-2014-4455)

- There is a flaw in the enforcement of the failed-passcode limit. (CVE-2014-4451)

- The lock-screen protection control is vulnerable to a flaw which allows local users to bypass the failed-passcode limit. (CVE-2014-4463)

- The Sandbox Profiles subsystem does not properly implement the debugserver sandbox, allowing a bypass of the existing controls. (CVE-2014-4457)

Solution

Upgrade to Apple iOS 8.1.1 or later.

See Also

http://support.apple.com/en-us/HT6592

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/534005/30/0/threaded

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 8940

Published: 3/4/2015

Updated: 3/6/2019

Dependencies: 8637

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

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

Risk Factor: High

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:2.3:o:apple:iphone_os:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 11/18/2014

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/18/2014

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-4451, CVE-2014-4452, CVE-2014-4455, CVE-2014-4461, CVE-2014-4462, CVE-2014-4463, CVE-2014-4457

BID: 71140, 71136, 71137, 71142, 71138, 71141, 71143