Apple iOS 9.0.x < 9.0.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities.

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 8980


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


Versions of Apple iOS 9.x prior to 9.0.2 are affected by an authorization bypass vulnerability. This is due to a flaw in the Lock Screen behavior when a specific sequence of events takes place. Successful attempts to exploit and bypass the lock screen will result in unfettered access to the device as well as any of its saved content.


Upgrade to Apple iOS 9.0.2 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 8980

Published: 2015/10/21

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 8637

Nessus ID: 86253

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.5


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:apple:iphone_os

Patch Publication Date: 2015/09/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/09/19

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-5923