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Category:   OS (Other)  >   Apple iOS Vendors:   Apple
Apple iOS VCF Processing Flaw in Messages App Lets Remote Users Cause the Target Application to Crash
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037540
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1037540
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 1 2017
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 8 - 10.2.1 b2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Apple iOS. A remote user can cause the target application to crash.

A remote user can send an MMS message with a specially crafted VCF contact file that, when loaded by the target user, will cause the target Messages application to hang or crash.

A demonstration exploit file is available at:

http://vincedes3.com/vincedes3.vcf

The original advisory is available at:

https://vincedes3.com/crash-message-app-iphone/

@vincedes3 reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause the target application to crash.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  apple.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified

Message History:   None.


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