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Category:   OS (Other)  >   Apple iOS Vendors:   Apple
Apple iOS Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034737
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1034737
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-1723, CVE-2016-1724, CVE-2016-1725, CVE-2016-1726, CVE-2016-1727, CVE-2016-1728, CVE-2016-1730   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 20 2016
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 9.2.1
Description:   Multiple vulnerabilities were reported in Apple iOS. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system. A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a memory corruption error in WebKit and execute arbitrary code on the target system [CVE-2016-1723, CVE-2016-1724, CVE-2016-1725, CVE-2016-1726, CVE-2016-1727].

A remote user can send a specially crafted request to view potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote user can trigger a flaw in the handling of the "a:visited button" CSS selector to determine if the target user has visited a specified link [CVE-2016-1728]. An anonymous researcher (via Joe Vennix) reported this vulnerability.

A remote captive portal may be able to read or write cookies on the target user's system [CVE-2016-1730]. Adi Sharabani and Yair Amit of Skycure reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote user can read and write cookies on the target user's system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (9.2.1).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT205732

Vendor URL:  support.apple.com/en-us/HT205732 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Jan 20 2016 (Apple Issues Fix for Apple Safari) Apple iOS Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
Apple has issued a fix for Apple Safari.
Jan 26 2016 (Apple Issues Fix for Apple TV) Apple iOS Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
Apple has issued a fix for Apple TV.
Mar 22 2016 (Apple Issues Fix for Apple Watch) Apple iOS Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information
Apple has issued a fix for Apple Watch.



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