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Apple iOS Memory Corruption Error in IOMobileFrameBuffer Lets Applications Gain Elevated Privileges on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036546
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036546
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-4654   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 6 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via local system, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 9.3.3; possibly earlier versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apple iOS. An application can gain elevated privileges on the target system.

An application can trigger a memory corruption error in IOMobileFrameBuffer to execute arbitrary code on the target system with kernel-level privileges.

Team Pangu reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   An application can execute arbitrary code on the target system with kernel-level privileges.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (9.3.4).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207026

Vendor URL:  support.apple.com/en-us/HT207026 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Sep 2 2016 (Apple Issues Fix for Apple Safari) Apple iOS Memory Corruption Error in IOMobileFrameBuffer Lets Applications Gain Elevated Privileges on the Target System
Apple has issued a fix for Apple Safari.



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