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Category:   OS (Other)  >   Apple iOS Vendors:   Apple
Apple iOS Flaws Permit Certification Validation Bypass and Let Applications Deny Service and Gain Elevated Privileges
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1038485
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1038485
CVE Reference:   CVE-2017-2498, CVE-2017-6982, CVE-2017-6989   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 15 2017
Impact:   Denial of service via local system, Not specified, Root access via local system
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 10.3.2
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Apple iOS. An application can cause denial of service conditions on the target system. An application can obtain elevated privileges on the target system. A user can bypass certificate validation on the target system.

An application can trigger a memory corruption error in the AVEVideoEncoder component to gain kernel-level privileges [CVE-2017-6989].

An application can trigger a memory handling error in Notifications to cause denial of service conditions on the target system [CVE-2017-6982].

An unspecified certificate validation error may occur in the Security component [CVE-2017-2498].

Vincent Desmurs (vincedes3), Sem Voigtlander (OxFEEDFACE), and Joseph Shenton of CoffeeBreakers, Adam Donenfeld (@doadam) of the Zimperium zLabs Team, and Andrew Jerman reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   An application can cause denial of service conditions on the target system.

An application can obtain elevated privileges on the target system.

A user can bypass certificate validation on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (10.3.2).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT207798

Vendor URL:  support.apple.com/en-us/HT207798 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Authentication error

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
May 16 2017 (Apple Issues Fix for Apple TV) Apple iOS Flaws Permit Certification Validation Bypass and Let Applications Deny Service and Gain Elevated Privileges
Apple has issued a fix for Apple TV.
May 16 2017 (Apple Issues Fix for Apple Watch) Apple iOS Flaws Permit Certification Validation Bypass and Let Applications Deny Service and Gain Elevated Privileges
Apple has issued a fix for Apple Watch.



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