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Category:   OS (Other)  >   Apple iOS Vendors:   Apple
Apple iOS Bugs Let Remote Users Initiate Calls and Bypass Configuration Profile Signature Validation
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024768
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1024768
CVE Reference:   CVE-2010-3827, CVE-2010-3828   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 23 2010
Impact:   Modification of system information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): iOS 2.0 through 4.1 for iPhone 3G and later, iOS 2.1 through 4.1 for iPod touch (2nd generation) and later, iOS 3.2 through 3.2.2 for iPad
Description:   Two vulnerabilities were reported in Apple iOS. A remote user can cause a phone call to be initiated. A remote user can bypass the configuration profile signature validation process.

A remote user can create a specially crafted configuration profile that, when loaded by the target user, will appear to have a valid signature [CVE-2010-3827].

Barry Simpson of Bomgar Corporation reported this vulnerability.

A remote user in a privileged network position can inject a specially crafted link into iAd contents to cause a call to be initiated on the target user's system [CVE-2010-3828].

Aaron Sigel of vtty.com reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can cause a phone call to be initiated.

A remote user can bypass the configuration profile signature validation process.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (4.2), available via iTunes.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://support.apple.com/kb/HT4456

Vendor URL:  support.apple.com/kb/HT4456 (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error

Message History:   None.


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