Apple iOS and iPadOS Multiple Local Security Vulnerabilities

Risk

Medium

Date Discovered

October 29, 2019

Description

Apple iOS and iPadOS are prone to multiple local security vulnerabilities. An attacker can exploit these issues to obtain sensitive information, execute arbitrary code and gain elevated privileges. Failed exploit attempts will likely cause a denial-of-service condition.

Technologies Affected

  • Apple Ipad Mini-
  • Apple iOS 10
  • Apple iOS 10.0.1
  • Apple iOS 10.1
  • Apple iOS 10.2
  • Apple iOS 10.2.1
  • Apple iOS 10.3
  • Apple iOS 10.3.1
  • Apple iOS 10.3.2
  • Apple iOS 10.3.3
  • Apple iOS 11
  • Apple iOS 11.1
  • Apple iOS 11.2
  • Apple iOS 11.2.1
  • Apple iOS 11.2.2
  • Apple iOS 11.2.5
  • Apple iOS 11.2.6
  • Apple iOS 11.3
  • Apple iOS 11.3.1
  • Apple iOS 11.4
  • Apple iOS 11.4.1
  • Apple iOS 12
  • Apple iOS 12.0.1
  • Apple iOS 12.1
  • Apple iOS 12.1.1
  • Apple iOS 12.1.3
  • Apple iOS 12.1.4
  • Apple iOS 12.2
  • Apple iOS 12.3
  • Apple iOS 12.4
  • Apple iOS 12.4.1
  • Apple iOS 13
  • Apple iOS 13.1
  • Apple iOS 2.0
  • Apple iOS 3
  • Apple iOS 3.0
  • Apple iOS 3.1
  • Apple iOS 3.2
  • Apple iOS 3.2.1
  • Apple iOS 3.2.2
  • Apple iOS 4
  • Apple iOS 4.0.1
  • Apple iOS 4.0.2
  • Apple iOS 4.1
  • Apple iOS 4.2
  • Apple iOS 4.2.1
  • Apple iOS 4.2.10
  • Apple iOS 4.2.5
  • Apple iOS 4.2.6
  • Apple iOS 4.2.7
  • Apple iOS 4.2.8
  • Apple iOS 4.2.9
  • Apple iOS 4.3
  • Apple iOS 4.3.1
  • Apple iOS 4.3.2
  • Apple iOS 4.3.3
  • Apple iOS 4.3.4
  • Apple iOS 4.3.5
  • Apple iOS 5
  • Apple iOS 5.0.1
  • Apple iOS 5.1
  • Apple iOS 5.1.1
  • Apple iOS 6
  • Apple iOS 6.0.1
  • Apple iOS 6.0.2
  • Apple iOS 6.1
  • Apple iOS 6.1.3
  • Apple iOS 6.1.4
  • Apple iOS 6.1.6
  • Apple iOS 6.3.1
  • Apple iOS 7.0.1
  • Apple iOS 7.0.2
  • Apple iOS 7.0.3
  • Apple iOS 7.0.4
  • Apple iOS 7.0.5
  • Apple iOS 7.0.6
  • Apple iOS 7.1
  • Apple iOS 7.1.1
  • Apple iOS 7.1.2
  • Apple iOS 7.2.0
  • Apple iOS 8.1
  • Apple iOS 8.1.1
  • Apple iOS 8.1.2
  • Apple iOS 8.1.3
  • Apple iOS 8.2
  • Apple iOS 8.3
  • Apple iOS 8.4
  • Apple iOS 8.4.1
  • Apple iOS 9
  • Apple iOS 9.0.1
  • Apple iOS 9.0.2
  • Apple iOS 9.1
  • Apple iOS 9.2
  • Apple iOS 9.2.1
  • Apple iOS 9.3
  • Apple iOS 9.3.1
  • Apple iOS 9.3.2
  • Apple iOS 9.3.3
  • Apple iOS 9.3.4
  • Apple iOS 9.3.5
  • Apple iPad Air
  • Apple iPadOS
  • Apple iPhone 6s
  • Apple iPod Touch

Recommendations

Permit local access for trusted individuals only. Where possible, use restricted environments and restricted shells.
Allow only trusted and accountable users to have local access to computers.

Do not accept or execute files from untrusted or unknown sources.
To limit exposure to these and other latent vulnerabilities, never handle files that originate from unfamiliar or untrusted sources.

Do not follow links provided by unknown or untrusted sources.
To reduce the likelihood of attacks, never visit sites of questionable integrity or follow links provided by unfamiliar or untrusted sources.

Implement multiple redundant layers of security.
As an added precaution, deploy memory-protection schemes (such as nonexecutable stack/heap configuration and randomly mapped memory segments). This may complicate exploits of memory-corruption vulnerabilities.

Run all software as a nonprivileged user with minimal access rights.
To reduce the impact of latent vulnerabilities, run applications with the minimal amount of privileges required for functionality.

Updates are available. Please see the references or vendor advisory for more information.

References

Credits

Ryan Jenkins of Lake Forrest Prep School, Christy Philip Mathew of Zimperium, Inc


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